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    • Autophagy in the physiological endometrium and cancer 

      Devis, Laura; Eritja Sánchez, Núria; Davis, Meredith L.; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Llobet Navàs, David (Taylor & Francis, 2020-05-13)
      Autophagy is a highly conserved catabolic process and a major cellular pathway for the degradation of long-lived proteins and cytoplasmic organelles. An increasing body of evidence has unveiled autophagy as an indispensable ...
    • Clinical Usefulness of Anthropometric Indices to Predict the Presence of Prediabetes. Data from the ILERVAS Cohort 

      Sánchez, Marta; Sánchez Peña, Enric; Bermúdez López, Marcelino; Torres, Gerard; Farràs-Sallés, Cristina; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Castro-Boqué, Eva; Valdivielso Revilla, José Manuel; Purroy Garcia, Francisco; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Godoy i García, Pere; Mauricio Puente, Dídac; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira; Hernández García, Marta; Rius, Ferran; Lecube Torelló, Albert (MDPI, 2021-03-23)
      Prediabetes is closely related to excess body weight and adipose distribution. For this reason, we aimed to assess and compare the diagnostic usefulness of ten anthropometric adiposity indices to predict prediabetes. ...
    • Dietary intake of bioactive ingredients impacts liver and adipose tissue transcriptomes in a porcine model of prepubertal early obesity 

      Ballester, Maria; Quintanilla Aguado, Raquel; Ortega, Francisco J.; Serrano Casasola, José Carlos Enrique; Cassanyé, Anna; Rodríguez-Palmero, Maria; Moreno-Muñoz, José A.; Portero Otín, Manuel; Tibau, Joan (Nature Research, 2020)
      Global prevalence of obesity has increased to epidemic proportions over the past 40 years, with childhood obesity reaching alarming rates. In this study, we determined changes in liver and adipose tissue transcriptomes of ...
    • Factors Accounting for Obesity and Its Perception among the Adult Spanish Population: Data from 1,000 Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviews 

      Lecube Torelló, Albert; Sánchez Peña, Enric; Monereo, Susana; Medina-Gómez, Gema; Bellido, Diego; García-Almeida, José Manuel; Martínez de Icaya, Purificación; Malagón, Maria Mar; Goday, Albert; Tinahones, Francisco José (Karger Publishers, 2020)
      Objective: Our aim was to go deeper in the self-perception of weight and health status among the Spanish population, together with the connections of familiar relationships, physical activity practice, nutritional habits, ...
    • Genetic Testing to Predict Weight Loss and Diabetes Remission and Long-Term Sustainability after Bariatric Surgery: A Pilot Study 

      Ciudin, Andreea; Fidilio, Enzamaria; Ortiz, Angel; Pich, Sara; Salas, Eduardo; Mesa, Jordi; Hernández, Cristina; Simó-Servat, Olga; Lecube Torelló, Albert (MDPI, 2019)
      Introduction: The aim of this pilot study was to assess genetic predisposition risk scores (GPS) in type 2 diabetic and non-diabetic patients in order to predict the better response to bariatric surgery (BS) in terms of ...
    • Gut bacterial ClpB-like gene function is associated with decreased body weight and a characteristic microbiota profile 

      Arnoriaga Rodríguez, María; Mayneris Perxachs, Jordi; Burokas, Aurelijus; Pérez Brocal, Vicente; Moya, Andrés; Portero Otín, Manuel; Ricart, Wifredo; Maldonado, Rafael; Fernández Real, José Manuel (Biomed Central, 2020-04-30)
      Background The chaperone ClpB, a bacterial protein, is a conformational antigen-mimetic of α-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (α-MSH) implicated in body weight regulation in mice. We here investigated the potential associations ...
    • Iodine deficiency is higher in morbid obesity in comparison with late after bariatric surgery and non-obese women 

      Lecube Torelló, Albert; Zafon, Carles; Gromaz, Adoración; Fort, José Manuel; Caubet, Enric; Baena-Fustegueras, Juan A; Tortosa, Frederic (Springer US, 2015)
      Background Iodine deficiency and obesity are worldwideoccurring health problems. Our purpose was to investigate the relationship between morbid obesity and iodine status, including subjects who lost weight after bariatric ...
    • Leading Factors for Weight Gain during COVID-19 Lockdown in a Spanish Population: A Cross-Sectional Study 

      Sánchez Peña, Enric; Lecube Torelló, Albert; Bellido, Diego; Monereo, Susana; Malagón, Maria Mar; Tinahones, Francisco José (MDPI, 2021)
      The increase in sedentary behaviors during the COVID-19-induced lockdown may have led to a significant weight gain. To investigate this hypothesis, a representative sample of the Spanish adult population comprising 1000 ...
    • Obesity in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes: Links, Risks and Management Challenges 

      Vilarrasa, Núria; San Jose, Patricia; Rubio, Miguel Ángel; Lecube Torelló, Albert (Dove Medical Press, 2021)
      Obesity affects large numbers of patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) across their lifetime, with rates ranging between 2.8% and 37.1%. Patients with T1D and obesity are characterized by the presence of insulin resistance, ...
    • Obesity-associated deficits in inhibitory control are phenocopied to mice through gut microbiota changes in one-carbon and aromatic amino acids metabolic pathways 

      Arnoriaga Rodríguez, María; Mayneris Perxachs, Jordi; Contreras-Rodríguez, Oren; Burokas, Aurelijus; Ortega Sánchez, Juan Antonio; Blasco Solà, Gerard; Coll, Claudia; Biarnés, Carles; Castells Nobau, Anna; Puig, Josep; Garre Olmo, Josep; Ramos, Rafel; Pedraza, Salvador; Brugada, Ramon; Vilanova, Joan Carles; Serena, Joaquín; Barretina Ginesta, Jordi; Gich Fullà, Jordi; Pérez Brocal, Vicente; Moya, Andrés; Fernández Real, Xavier; Ramió Torrentà, Lluís; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Sol, Joaquim; Jové Font, Mariona; Ricart, Wifredo; Portero Otín, Manuel; Maldonado, Rafael; Fernández Real, José Manuel (BMJ Publishing GroupBritish Society of Gastroenterology, 2021-01)
      Background Inhibitory control (IC) is critical to keep long-term goals in everyday life. Bidirectional relationships between IC deficits and obesity are behind unhealthy eating and physical exercise habits. Methods We ...
    • Surgically induced weight loss by gastric bypass improves non alcoholic fatty liver disease in morbid obese patients 

      Vargas, Víctor; Allende, Helena; Lecube Torelló, Albert; Salcedo, Maria Teresa; Baena-Fustegueras, Juan A; Fort, José Manuel; Rivero, Joaquín; Ferrer, Roser; Catalán, Roberto; Pardina, Eva; Ramón y Cajal, Santiago; Guardia, Jaime; Peinado-Onsurbe, Julia (Baishideng Publishing Group, 2012)
      AIM: To evaluate the effects of surgical weight loss (Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with a modified Fobi-Capella technique) on non alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese patients. METHODS: A group of 26 morbidly obese ...