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In this study, a sensitive fluorescent method is designed to detect tobramycin (TOB) drug applying a hybrid structure of three aptamer strands and SYBR Green I (SGI) fluorescent dye as the bioreceptor segment and signal indicator, respectively. The preferential binding of the aptamers to TOB resulted in the collapse of the hybridized aptamer skeleton to the single strands. So, the intercalation of SGI molecules reduced that quenched the fluorescence response. The aptasensing assay provided the superior target specificity with a detection limit (LOD) of 0.153 pM and a wide linear dynamic range over 0.5 pM–300 μM. The aptasensor could successfully quantify TOB in human serum samples. The tag-free sensor with the remarkable advantages of simplicity, easy-to-use, cost-effectiveness, and high sensitivity is superior to be applicable for clinical samples.
Objectives: To investigate the effect of maternal psychosomatic empowerment during pregnancy on improving mental health in Mashhad, Iran. Methods: In this quasi-experimental pilot study, 90 pregnant women were assigned into two groups. The intervention group was provided training sessions and routine care, while the control group only received routine care. The General Health Questionnaire - 28 (GHQ - 28) and Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) were completed by mothers in both groups. The data were analyzed in SPSS software by multivariate analysis of variance for repeated measures. Results: The mean GHQ scores were reduced from 39.3 ± 14.8 and 43.1 ± 12.84 in the first stage to 15.7 ± 8.66 and 22.72 ± 11.3 in the fourth stage in the intervention and control groups, respectively. The results demonstrated a significant difference among the GHQ scores obtained at four stages (F = 244.057, P < 0.001), regardless of the group factor. Conclusions: The mothers subjected to the training sessions had a lower level of depression than their counterparts in the control group. Practice implications: The findings encourage healthcare providers to improve mothers' mental health by implementing psychosomatic empowerment training during pregnancy.
Purpose Cell signaling pathways play central roles in cellular stemness state, and aberrant activation of these cascades is attributed to the severity of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). In this study, we aimed to determine the potential impact of enhancer of zeste homolog 2 (EZH2) gene on different cell signaling pathways including bone morphogenesis protein (BMP), Hedgehog, and Hippo in ESCC, and to illuminate EZH2-mediated gene regulatory networks in this aggressive malignancy. Materials and methods EZH2 silencing was performed in two ESCC lines, KYSE-30 and YM-1, followed by gene expression analysis of BMP, Hedgehog, and Hippo signaling using RT-qPCR. EZH2 enforced expression was induced in both cell lines and gene expression of the pathways was evaluated in parallel. The contribution of EZH2 in epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and cell migration were also evaluated. Results EZH2 downregulation decreased expression of the vital components of the Hedgehog and Hippo signaling, while EZH2 upregulation significantly increased its levels in both ESCC cell lines. The expression of BMP target genes was either reduced in EZH2-expressing cells or increased in EZH2-silencing cells. Enforced expression of EZH2 stimulated downregulation of epithelial markers and upregulation of mesenchymal markers in KYSE-30 and YM-1 cells. Significant downregulation of mesenchymal markers was detected following the silencing of EZH2 in the cells. Knocking down EZH2 decreased migration, while enforced expression of EZH2 increased migration in both ESCC lines. Conclusions These results may support the promoting role of EZH2 in ESCC tumorigenesis through the recruitment of important cell signaling pathways.
Blood-based biomarkers were recently proposed as predictors of traumatic brain injury (TBI) outcomes. This would be a critical step forward since the majority of TBI events are mild and structural brain damage in this group may be missed by current brain imaging methods. We sought to determine the performance of early measurement of interleukin-10 (IL-10) to distinguish computed tomography (CT)-positive from negative patients with mild TBI. We designed a single-center prospective observational study, which enrolled consecutive patients classed with mild TBI according to Glasgow Coma Scale [GCS] scores and appearance of at least one clinical symptom. Serum IL-10 levels were measured <3 h post hospital admission. The performance of IL-10 levels in correctly classifying patients was evaluated. IL-10 levels were significantly higher in the group with positive CT scans (p < 0.001). With sensitivity set at 100%, the specificity of IL-10 was only 38.1%. However, the specificities of IL-10 for prediction of negative and positive cases increased to 59% and 49%, respectively, when both parameters were assessed within 90 min of admission. For mild TBI patients between 36 and 66 years, classification performance increased significantly at the 100% sensitivity level with a specificity of 93%. Our results suggest that IL-10 may be an easily accessible clinically useful diagnostic biomarker that can distinguish between mild TBI patients with and without structural brain damage with higher effectiveness when lower times of blood sampling are employed and patients are between 36 and 66 years of age.
Background Doxorubicin (Dox)-induced cardiotoxicity has limited its use. Inflammation, oxidative stress, and apoptosis have important roles in Dox-induced cardiotoxicity. Minocycline (Min) is an antibiotic with anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and anti-apoptotic properties. Here, the cardioprotective effects of Min against Dox-induced cardiotoxicity in adult male rats were evaluated. Methods Forty-two adult male rats were divided into six groups including control group (normal saline), Dox group, Min groups (Min 45 mg/kg and Min 90 mg/kg), and treatment groups (Dox + Min 45 mg/kg and Dox + Min 90 mg/kg). Dox (2.5 mg/kg) was administered three times a week for two weeks, and Min once a day for three weeks via intraperitoneal route. Cardiac tissue sections were stained with hematoxylin and eosin for histological examination. The activities of lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) and creatine kinase MB (CK-MB) in serum as well as the activity of catalase and superoxide dismutase (SOD) in cardiac tissue were measured. Cardiac tissue levels of malondialdehyde (MDA), TNF-α, and IL-1β were also measured using ELISA. Results Compared with the Dox group, treatment with Min significantly decreased the activity of LDH and CK-MB. Min also increased the activity of catalase and SOD in the tissue samples. The results showed that the levels of MDA, TNF-α, and IL-1β in cardiac tissue samples were significantly lower in the Min groups compared with the Dox group. In addition, histopathological results showed that Min reduced the tissue damage caused by Dox. Conclusion Min reduced Dox-induced cardiotoxicity. The anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of Min may contribute to its protective effects.
Azo dyes can cause problems such as allergies, mutagenicity, allergies, and carcinogenesis in humans in addition to having ecological effects in aquatic environments. This study emphasizes the removal of RR-141 by γ-Al2O3 NPs from the aqueous solution. To obtain the optimum conditions of RR-141 removal using the BBD model, the main factors such as the initial RR-141 level (10–70 mg/L), pH (3–9), contact time (10–70 min), and γ-Al2O3 NPs dose (0.2–0.8 g/L) were tested. According to the quadratic model, the highest removal rate (97.74%) was found at the pH of 4.81, the contact time of 51.61 min, the γ-Al2O3 NPs dose of 0.38 g/L, and the RR-141 level of 10 mg/L. The RR-141 removal follows the pseudo-second-order and Langmuir models. The highest absorption capacity for RR-141 was 40.65 mg/g. The results of this study showed that γ-Al2O3 NPs significantly removed RR-141 from aqueous solution.
The categorization of cancers demonstrates that prostate cancer is the most common malignancy in men and it causes high death annually. Prostate cancer patients are diagnosed mainly via biomarkers such as PSA test and patients show poor prognosis. Prostate cancer cells rapidly diffuse into different parts of body and their metastasis is also a reason for death. Current therapies for prostate cancer patients include chemotherapy, surgery and radiotherapy as well as targeted therapy. The progression of prostate cancer cells is regulated by different factors that STAT3 signaling is among them. Growth factors and cytokines such as IL-6 can induce STAT3 signaling and it shows carcinogenic impact. Activation of STAT3 signaling occurs in prostate cancer and it promotes malignant behavior of tumor cells. Induction of STAT3 signaling increases glycolysis and proliferation of prostate cancer cells and prevents apoptosis. Furthermore, STAT3 signaling induces EMT mechanism in increasing cancer metastasis. Activation of STAT3 signaling stimulates drug resistance and the limitation of current works is lack of experiment related to role of STAT3 signaling in radio-resistance in prostate tumor. Calcitriol, capsazepine and β-elemonic are among the compounds capable of targeting STAT3 signaling and its inhibition in prostate cancer therapy. In addition to natural products, small molecules targeting STAT3 signaling have been developed in prostate cancer therapy.
Background: Drug-resistant epilepsy is a challenging problem in pediatrics. Transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS) is a non-invasive neurostimulation technique suggested as a promising method for treating epilepsy. This study aims to evaluate the efficacy of TDCS in focal epilepsy in children with drug-resistant epilepsy. Method: We conducted a randomized sham-controlled study with 18 subjects between 6 and 16 years of age, divided equally into two groups. TDCS was performed in 20-minute daily stimulation protocol for five days for both groups. The current intensity was one mA for the first three days, increasing to 1.5 mA on day four and 2 mA on the last day of stimulation. EEG was done before and after the intervention. Results: There was a significant reduction in seizure duration in the case group compared with the sham group. Conclusion: five consecutive days of performing TDCS significantly reduced seizure duration in children with focal Drug-resistant epilepsy. However,further studies in this field are necessary to test the effectiveness and set up a coherent and comprehensive protocol.
Mitochondria are morphologically dynamic organelles frequently undergoing fission and fusion processes that regulate mitochondrial integrity and bioenergetics. These processes are considered critical for cell survival. The mitochondrial fission process regulates mitochondrial biogenesis and mitophagy. It is associated with apoptosis, while mitochondrial fusion controls the accurate distribution of mitochondrial DNA and metabolic substances across the mitochondria. Excessive mitochondrial fission results in mitochondrial structural changes, dysfunction, and cell damage. Accumulating evidence demonstrates that mitochondrial dynamics affect neurodegenerative and cardiovascular diseases along with several other diseases. Biological molecules regulating the process of mitochondrial fission are potential targets for developing therapeutic agents. Many natural products target the dynamin-related protein 1 (Drp1)-dependent mitochondrial fission pathway, and their inhibitory effects ameliorate mitochondrial fragmentation. In this article, we reviewed the research literature that describes Drp1-dependent inhibition as a mechanism for the protective effects of natural compounds.
Introduction: In critically ill patients, acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication with the very high mortality rates. We aimed to analyzse whether pre-and perioperative statins might prevent AKI and improve overall prognosis in patients in ICU. Material and methods: Following a systematic search of the literature, we performed a meta-analysis of selected clinical studies investigating the impact of statin treatment on the development and the clinical outcomes of AKI among subjects undergoing surgeries. The pooled odds ratios (OR) with 95% confidence intervals (CI) for the development of AKI and AKI-associated mortality, as well as the pooled mean differences (MD) and 95% CI for mean ICU stay and overall hospital length of stay were calculated for statin users compared to nonusers. Results: Our results showed a highly significant association between statin use and the decrease in mortality of patients with AKI (OR 0.73, 95% CI: 0.69-0.77; p<0.001). The development of AKI (OR 0.92, 95% CI: 0.63-1.33; p=0.659) as well as the ICU stay (MD-0.02, 95% CI:-0.06-0.02; p=0.321) were not significantly affected, while the overall hospital length of stay (MD-0.49, 95% CI:-0.91-0.07; p=0.020) was reduced. Subgroup analysis showed that both pre-and postoperative statin use were not associated with the risk of AKI. Conclusions: Our analysis showed a significant association between statin therapy and overall mortality of critically ill surgical patients diagnosed with AKI, while at the same time the use of statins did not affect the length of their stay in ICU.
Background. Social beliefs on the consumption of dairy products are associated with health conditions, and the aim of this study is to investigate associated factors with the rate of dairy product intake, in accordance with social health-related beliefs and the elements predicting dairy consumption, based on the transtheoretical Model (TTM). Methods. 981 subjects (chosen from Mashhad citizens, Iran) were surveyed in random public places in 2014, using demographic surveys and questionnaires based on TTM and advantage/disadvantage by trained interviewers. Results. 981 Subjects with a mean age of 30.39 ± 14.83 were surveyed in dairy nonconsumer and dairy consumer groups. There was a significant relationship between dairy consumption and gender ( P < 0.001 ). Factors such as age, educational level, job status, and opium addiction were found to be significantly associated with dairy consumption status. Young and female subjects consume more dairy products than their older and male counterparts, respectively. People with a diploma degree and lower levels of education consumed substantially more dairy products than their educated equals. Unemployed participants consumed considerably more dairy products than their fellow employed participants. Opium-addicted subjects were more likely to avoid dairy products. Conclusions. Despite the general belief of dairy consumption being beneficial, subjects in the precontemplation stage as nonconsumers described dairy products as of poor taste having low diversity in markets. Also, among the reasons, dairies’ short shelf-life and behaviours under the influence of society and family were the mains. The termination stage’s subjects as consumers consumed dairy products mostly for losing weight.
Psychiatry is facing one of the highest levels of shortages among medical specialties. Stigma toward psychiatry plays an influential role in medical students' decision to choose psychiatry as a career and has been reported to be prevalent in different parts of the world, particularly in low/middle-income countries. This study systematically reviewed the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) medical students' attitudes toward psychiatry to determine whether their attitudes are stigmatized and the factors that may influence their attitudes.
Background: Dental curriculums require regular revision to stay up to date in scientifical and societal fields. Senior dental students are among the main stakeholders of such curriculums. The present study investigated the opinions of Iranian senior dental students regarding the adequacy of their dentistry program and the national dental curriculum in training a competent dentist, the program's content, and its structure. Methods: A previously designed and validated questionnaire on the opinion of senior dental students regarding curriculum adequacy was sent to a representative in each of the country's dental schools. Before the COVID pandemic terminated data collection, a total of 16 schools (438 students) managed to respond (37%). The questionnaire asked the students to assess the adequacy of the training received in curriculum's theoretical and practical competencies with the help of a five-point Likert scale that ranged from "Completely inadequate" to "Completely adequate". It also questioned them on its teaching methods and intensity. SPSS software version 24 and Chi-square test served for statistical analysis. Results: In total, the study has 438 participants, 245 female and 193 male. Significant sex differences were spotted in the responses concerning both theoretical and practical training. Regarding general training adequacy, 50 (22.6%) female students and 50 male ones (30.7%), P = 0.08 agreed that the program was acceptable. The numbers for students of old (more than 15 years of activity) and new schools were 47 (21.7%) and 53 (31.7%), respectively (P = 0.03). Nearly one-third deemed the teaching methods appropriate. Regarding the duration of curriculum phases, 33 students (8.3%) believed that basic science required extension, while 108 (28.6%) and 266 (69.1%) reported such need for pre-clinical and clinical phases. The school's years of activity emerged as significant, as 38.1% of students from new schools versus 21.7% of those from old ones deemed the extension of pre-clinical phase necessary (P < 0.001). Conclusion: A significant number of Iranian senior dental students found the undergraduate dental curriculum inadequate regarding competencies, content, and teaching. Further investigations will determine whether it's the curriculum or its implementation that warrants revision.
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has caused human tragedy through the global spread of the viral pathogen SARS-CoV-2. Although the underlying factors for the severity of COVID-19 in different people are still unknown, several gene variants can be used as predictors of disease severity, particularly variations in viral receptor genes such as angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) or major histocompatibility complex (MHC) genes. The reaction of the immune system, as the most important defense strategy in the case of viruses, plays a decisive role. The innate immune system is important both as a primary line of defense and as a trigger of the acquired immune response. The HLA-mediated acquired immune response is linked to the acquired immune system. In various diseases, it has been shown that genetic alterations in components of the immune system can play a crucial role in how the body responds to pathogens, especially viruses. One of the most important host genetic factors is the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) profile, which includes HLA classes I and II and may be symbolic of the diversity of immune response and genetic predisposition in disease progression. COVID-19 will have direct contact with the acquired immune system as an intracellular pathogen after exposure to the proteasome and its components through class I HLA. Therefore, it is assumed that in different genotypes of the HLA-I class, an undesirable supply causes an insufficient activation of the immune system. Insufficient binding of antigen delivered by class I HLA to host lymphocytes results in uncertain identification and insufficient activation of the acquired immune system. The absence of secretion of immune cytokines such as interferons, which play an important role in controlling viral infection in the early stages, is a complication of this event. Understanding the allelic diversity of HLA in people infected with coronavirus compared with uninfected people of one race not only allows identification of people with HLA susceptible to COVID-19 but also provides better insight into the behavior of the virus, which helps to take effective preventive and curative measures earlier.
Skin tissue engineering has progressed from simple wound dressings to biocompatible materials with desired physico-chemical properties that can deliver regenerative biomolecules. This study describes using a novel biomimetic hybrid scaffold of decellularized dermis/collagen fibers that can continuously deliver stromal cell-derived factor-1 alpha (SDF-1α) for skin regeneration. In diabetic rat models, the idea that sustained SDF-1α infusion could increase the recruitment of CXCR4-positive cells at the injury site and improve wound regeneration was investigated. The morphology of the scaffold, its biocompatibility, and the kinetics of SDF-1 release were all assessed. SDF-1α was successfully incorporated into collagen nanofibers, resulting in a 200-h continuous release profile. The microscopic observations exhibited that cells are attached and proliferated on proposed scaffolds. As evaluated by in vivo study and histological examination, fabricated scaffold with SDF-1α release capacity exhibited a remarkably more robust ability to accelerate wound regeneration than the control group. Besides, the SDF-1α-loaded scaffold demonstrated functional effects on the proliferation and recruitment of CD31 and CXCR4-positive cells in the wound bed. Additionally, no adverse effects such as hyperplasia or scarring were found during the treatment period. It may be concluded that the fabricated hybrid scaffold based on natural polymer opens up a new option for topical administration of bioactive molecules. We believe the SDF-1α-loaded hybrid scaffold has promise for skin tissue engineering.Graphical Abstract
In recent years, researchers have begun to realize the importance of the role of non-coding RNAs in the treatment of cancer and cardiovascular and neurological diseases. LncRNAs and miRNAs are important non-coding RNAs, which regulate gene expression and activate mRNA translation through binding to diverse target sites. Their involvement in the regulation of protein function and the modulation of physiological and pathological conditions continues to be investigated. Sirtuins, especially Sirt1, have a critical function in regulating a variety of physiological processes such as oxidative stress, inflammation, apoptosis, and autophagy. The lncRNAs/miRNAs/Sirt1 axis may be a novel regulatory mechanism, which is involved in the progression and/or prevention of numerous diseases. This review focuses on recent findings on the crosstalk between non-coding RNAs and Sirt1 in myocardial and cerebral injuries and may provide some insight into the development of novel approaches in the treatment of these disorders. Abbreviation: BMECs, brain microvascular endothelial cells; C2dat1, calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase type II subunit delta (CAMK2D)-associated transcript 1; EPCs, endothelial progenitor cells; FOXOs, forkhead transcription factors; GAS5, growth arrest-specific 5; HAECs, human aortic endothelial cells; HAND2-AS1, HAND2 Antisense RNA 1; HIF-1α, hypoxia-inducible factor-1α; ILF3-AS1, interleukin enhancer-binding factor 3-antisense RNA 1; KLF3-AS1, KLF3 antisense RNA 1; LncRNA, long noncoding RNA; LUADT1, Lung Adenocarcinoma Associated Transcript 1; MALAT1, Metastasis-associated lung adenocarcinoma transcript 1; miRNA, microRNA; NEAT1, nuclear enriched abundant transcript 1; NF-κB, nuclear factor kappa B; OIP5-AS1, Opa-interacting protein 5-antisense transcript 1; Sirt1-AS, Sirt1 Antisense RNA; SNHG7, small nucleolar RNA host gene 7; SNHG8, small nucleolar RNA host gene 8; SNHG12, small nucleolar RNA host gene 12; SNHG15, small nucleolar RNA host gene 15; STAT3, signal transducers and activators of transcription 3; TUG1, taurine up-regulated gene 1; VSMCs, vascular smooth muscle cells; XIST, X inactive specific transcript; ZFAS1, ZNFX1 Antisense RNA 1.
The growing amount of evidence suggests the existence of a bidirectional relation between coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), as these two conditions are worsening each other, causing a significant healthcare and socioeconomic burden. The alterations in innate and adaptive cellular immunity, adipose tissue, alveolar, and endothelial dysfunction, hypercoagulation, propensity to an increased viral load, and chronic diabetic complications are all associated with glucometabolic perturbations characteristic for T2DM patients, and predispose them to severe forms and mortality of COVID-19. On the other hand, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection negatively impacts glucose homeostasis due to its effects on insulin sensitivity and β-cell function, further aggravating the preexisting glucometabolic perturbations in individuals with T2DM. Thus, we are in the urgent need for the most effective ways of countering these glucometabolic disturbances occurring during the acute COVID-19 illness in T2DM patients. The novel classes of antidiabetic medications (dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors (DPP-4is), glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs), and sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT-2is) are considered as candidate drugs for this purpose. The aim of this review article was to summarize current knowledge regarding the glucometabolic disturbances during acute COVID-19 illness in T2DM patients and the potential ways to tackle those using novel antidiabetic medications. Recent observational data suggest that preadmission use of GLP-1 RAs and SGLT-2is are associated with a decreased, while the preadmission use of DPP-4is is associated with an increased in-hospital mortality of T2DM patients with COVID-19. Although these results provide further evidence for the widespread use of these two classes of medications in the COVID-19 era, dedicated randomized controlled trials analyzing the effects of in-hospital use of novel antidiabetic agents in T2DM patients with COVID-19 are needed.
Introduction: Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in women, so novel therapeutic approaches are needed to improve the effectiveness of current therapies or extend their activity. In recent decades, graphene analogs, such as Mxene, an emerging class of two-dimensional (2D) graphene analogs, have been drawing considerable attention based on their intrinsic physicochemical properties and performance as potential candidates for tumor therapy, particularly for therapeutic purposes. Here we explored the targeted drug delivery in cervical cancer in in vivo model. Mxene-based nanocarriers are not able to be precisely controlled in cancer treatment. Method: To solve this problem, the titanium carbide-magnetic core-shell nanocarrier (Ti 3 C 2 -Fe 3 O 4 @SiO 2 -FA) is also developed to provide synergetic anticancer with magnetic controlling ability along with pH-responsive drug release. A xenograft model of the cervix was used to investigate the effects of Cisplatin alone, or in combination with Ti 3 C 2 @FA and Ti 3 C 2 @ Fe 3 O 4 @SiO 2 -FA, on tumor growth following histological staining for evaluation of necrosis. Result and Discussion: A significant tumor-growth suppression effect is shown when the Ti 3 C 2 -Fe 3 O 4 @SiO 2 -FA nanocarrier is magnetically controlled Cisplatin drug release. It reveals a synergistic therapeutic efficacy used in conjunction with pharmaceuticals ( p < .001). According to the in vivo study, the Ti 3 C 2 @FA@Cisplatin nanocomposite exhibits less tumor growth than the drug alone or Ti 3 C 2 @FA@Cisplatin via increasing necrosis effect ( p < .001). Through this study, Mxene nanosheets are expanded for biomedical applications, not only through the fabrication of biocompatible magnetic Mxene nanocomposite but also through the development of functionalization strategies that enable the magnetic Ti 3 C 2 nanocomposite to load high levels of Cisplatin for cervical cancer treatment (242.5%). Hence, Ti 3 C 2 -Fe 3 O 4 @SiO 2 -FA nanocarriers would be promising candidates to improve cancer treatment efficiency.
Diet has the potential to decrease oxidative stress and inflammation and this may be beneficial in several diseases. This study investigated the association between food quality score (FQS) with antioxidant and inflammatory properties in 171 apparently healthy young women. This cross‐sectional study was conducted using a validated food frequency questionnaire to determine the dietary intake of participants. FQS was calculated by summing all the scores obtained from healthy and unhealthy food groups. The total antioxidant capacity and free radical scavenging activity of serum and urine were quantified using the ferric reducing/antioxidant power (FRAP) and α, α‐diphenyl‐β‐picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) methods, respectively. Malondialdehyde (MDA) was measured using the formation of thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS). White blood cell (WBC) and neutrophil counts, mean platelet volume (MPV) and red blood cell distribution width (RDW), were measured. Neutrophil: lymphocyte ratio (NLR), platelet: lymphocyte ratio (PLR), and RDW: platelet ratio (RPR) were also calculated. A high food quality (rich in fruit and vegetables, nuts, whole grain, and low intake of sweetened beverage, potato chips and fried food from outside the home) was related to lower hematological inflammatory biomarkers including WBC count, RDW, NLR, and PLR. Multivariable‐adjusted odds ratios (95% CIs) demonstrated that higher FQS group (third tertile vs. first tertile) was associated with a significant lower levels of urinary FRAP (ORadj = 0.82; 95%CI: 0.70 to 0.97), and DPPH. High food quality was associated with reduced of markers of inflammation and oxidative stress in Iranian young girl. Diet has the potential to decrease oxidative stress and inflammation and this may be beneficial in different diseases. Our findings demonstrated that high food quality was associated with reduced markers of inflammation and oxidative stress in Iranian young girl.
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  • Orthopedic Research Center
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  • Faculty of Pharmacy
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  • Department of Orthodontics
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  • Department of Modern Science and Technology
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