metabolic disorder

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metabolic disorder

[‚med·ə′bäl·ik dis′ȯrd·ər]
(medicine)
Any disorder that involves an alteration in the normal metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, water, and nucleic acids; evidenced by various syndromes and diseases.
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Autism is responsive to treatment of ongoing metabolic disturbances, for which nutrient interventions guided by diagnostic testing can be effective treatment.
Purpose: We aimed to investigate if verbascoside (VB) and other lemon verbena polyphenols could ameliorate obesity-induced metabolic disturbances, as well as their putative mechanism.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrinopathy of women of reproductive age, characterised by hyperandrogenism, hyperinsulinaemia, long-term metabolic disturbances and menstrual irregularities, including anovulatory cycles.
All were healthy with no known metabolic disturbances.
Given the mode of action, A4250 should also be beneficial in liver diseases due to metabolic disturbances such as NASH (nonalcoholic steatohepatitis).
Both mechanisms are consistent with the metabolic disturbances that are known to exist leading to diabetes.
Inflammation has been found to exacerbate metabolic disturbances and lead to further disruption within the periodontium that begins with infection.
Since the metabolic disturbances in SLE include altered lipid profiles, (7) it seems reasonable that SLE resulted in endogenous fat degeneration in the current case.
This is an important area because it is generally difficult to evaluate obesity-related metabolic disturbances in children," says Solano-Aguilar.
The research team went on to show that drugs that inhibit CK1epsilon were able to speed up shift responses of normal mice, and critically, that faster adaption to the new environment minimised metabolic disturbances caused by the time shift.
In many countries, some herbal medicines have been traditionally consumed as medical foods to adjust metabolic disturbances.
Even if olanzapine is the biggest offender with regard to metabolic disturbances, probably only 40% of patients are affected.