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Acute effects of orexigenic antipsychotic drugs on lipid and carbohydrate metabolism in rat
This study aims to investigate whether orexigenic antipsychotic drugs may induce dyslipidemia and glucose disturbances in female rats through direct perturbation of metabolically active peripheral tissues, independent of ...
Inhibition of cyclooxygenases attenuates diet-induced obesity and compensatory increased glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in C57BL/6J mice
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-15)
Obesity is considered a state of low-grade inflammation, and this inflammation is strongly related to development of systematic insulin resistance. Hyperglycemia develops during insulin resistance as insulin-stimulated ...
Dietary methylmercury accumulates in pancreas and reduces basal insulin secretion in mice
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-15)
Lifestyle diseases like obesity and type 2 diabetes are highly prevalent worldwide, and represent a major public health concern. A potential link between lifestyle diseases and methylmercury exposure have been proposed in ...