Malik Alqub

Malik Alqub
An-Najah National University · Department of Bio-Medical Sciences

MD. PhD.

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Introduction Obesity is associated with chronic activation of low-grade inflammation produced mainly from adipose tissue, which is implicated in the pathogenesis of several diseases. Consequently, there is a need to screen for new anti-obesity medicines. Clinical evidence regarding the anti-obesity properties of Curcuma longa L. (C. longa) is incon...
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Background: Childhood obesity is rising in developed and developing countries, while childhood underweight is rising mainly in developing countries. Childhood underweight has been shown to increase a child's risk of rapid weight gain. Overweight and obese children are more likely to become obese adults, which increases the risk of type-II diabetes...
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Background Throughout history, every civilization in the world used plants or their derivatives for treatment or prevention of diseases. In Palestine as in many other countries, herbal medicines are broadly used in the treatment of wide range of diseases including urological diseases. The main objective of this research is to study the use of herba...
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Bibliometric studies, which involve the use of statistical methods, are increasingly being used for research assessment. A bibliometric analysis was conducted to evaluate the publication pattern of methaemoglobinaemia research output at the global level based on the Scopus database. We analysed selected documents with “methemoglobinemia”, or “metha...
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With an excessive postprandial accumulation of intestine-derived, triglyceride-rich lipoproteins being a risk factor of cardiovascular diseases, it is essential to characterize the mechanisms controlling the intestinal absorption of dietary lipids. Our aim was to investigate the role of the transcription factor hepatocyte nuclear factor (HNF)-4α in...
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Background information: Intestinal absorption of alimentary lipids is a complex process ensured by enterocytes and leading to TRL [TAG (triacylglycerol)-rich lipoprotein] assembly and secretion. The accumulation of circulating intestine-derived TRL is associated with atherosclerosis, stressing the importance of the control of postprandial hypertri...
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Western diet is characterized by a hypercaloric and hyperlipidic intake, enriched in saturated fats, that is associated with the increased occurrence of metabolic diseases. To cope with this overload of dietary lipids, the intestine, which delivers dietary lipids to the body, has to adapt its capacity in lipid absorption and lipoprotein synthesis....

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