Oxidative Stress Status in Childhood Obesity: A Potential Risk Predictor


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Kılıç E., Ozer O. F. , Erek A. T. , ERMAN H., Torun E., AYHAN S. K. , ...More

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.22, pp.3673-3679, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.897965
  • Journal Name: MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.3673-3679
  • Keywords: Antioxidants, Oxidative Stress, Pediatric Obesity, Sulfhydryl Reagents, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, METABOLIC SYNDROME, ADIPOSE-TISSUE, NADPH OXIDASES, INFLAMMATION, ANTIOXIDANT, REDOX, CHILDREN, CONSEQUENCES, MITOCHONDRIA

Abstract

Background: Childhood obesity characterized by excessive fat in the body is one of the most serious health problems worldwide due to the social, medical, and physiological complications. Obesity and associated diseases are triggering factors for oxidative stress and inflammation. The aim of this study was to explore the possible association between childhood obesity and inflammatory and oxidative status.