systems biology

HPA-leptin axis and metabolic health: a systems approach to resilience

By | March 15th, 2016|Autonomic Nervous System, Fitness and Health, Stress|

There is intense focus on metabolic syndrome and obesity in the last decade or two.  This study is trying to get at categorizing the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal-leptin responses in obese women vis a vis their fat and lean body mass and their insulin resistance.  This study is another "systems biology" investigation. Interface Focus. 2014 Oct 6; 4(5): [...]

Characterization of Rheumatoid Arthritis Subtypes Using Symptom Profiles, Clinical Chemistry and Metabolomics Measurements

By | March 14th, 2016|Stress|

Kuan Yin Goddess of Compassion This article is from 2012, but I had never seen it.  It seeks to quantify different chemical profiles of rheumatoid arthritis patients according to their Chinese Medicine profiles. Characterization of Rheumatoid Arthritis Subtypes Using Symptom Profiles, Clinical Chemistry and Metabolomics Measurements Herman A. van Wietmarschen , Weidong Dai [...]