Tumor Necrosis Factor-α and Interleukin-6: Potential Interorgan Inflammatory Mediators Contributing to Destructive Periodontal Disease in Obesity or Metabolic Syndrome

@inproceedings{Khosravi2013TumorNF,
  title={Tumor Necrosis Factor-α and Interleukin-6: Potential Interorgan Inflammatory Mediators Contributing to Destructive Periodontal Disease in Obesity or Metabolic Syndrome},
  author={Roozbeh Khosravi and Khady K{\^a} and Ting Huang and Saeed Khalili and Bich Hong Nguyen and Belinda Nicolau and Simon D Tran},
  booktitle={Mediators of inflammation},
  year={2013}
}
Obesity has become a worldwide health burden in the last two decades. Obesity has been associated with increased comorbidities, such as coronary artery disease, diabetes, and destructive periodontal disease. Obesity is also part of a group of risk factors occurring together in an individual, which is referred to as metabolic syndrome. Clinical studies have shown higher risk for destructive periodontal disease in obesity and metabolic syndrome. However, the role of obesity and metabolic syndrome… CONTINUE READING

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