Hormones and cytokines in childhood obesity.

@article{Arslan2010HormonesAC,
  title={Hormones and cytokines in childhood obesity.},
  author={Nur Arslan and Baris Erdur and Adem Aydin},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={47 10},
  pages={
          829-39
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Obesity is a growing worldwide health problem affecting both adults and children. Effective prevention and treatment modalities can be achieved by understanding the pathogenesis of obesity better. This review addresses some of the issues related to the hormones and cytokines taking part in the pathogenesis of obesity, energy balance and inflammation. DESIGN We reviewed current literature on this broad subject especially concentrating on the functions of the hormones and cytokines… CONTINUE READING
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