Year: 2017 | Month: Aug | Volume: 7 | Issue: 8 | Pages: 438-441
Relation between Obesity and Ghrelin, Leptin Hormones, Vitamin D and Viruses
Serap Çetinkaya1, Havva Sert2
1Research Assistant, 2Assistant Professor,
İnternal Medicine Nursing, Faculty of Health Science, Sakarya University, Serdivan, Türkiye
Corresponding Author: Havva Sert
Obesity, also named as New World Syndrome, is emerging as a frequent global health issue with increasing incidence rate and exercise influence over the world. Recent researches have shown that obesity was associated with levels of ghrelin and leptin hormones, vitamin D deficiency, SMAM-1 avian adenovirus, Canine distemper virus (CDV), Rous-associated virus-7 (RAV-7), Borna disease virus (BDV), Adenovirus 5 (AD-5), Adenovirus 36 (AD-36) and lastly, Adenovirus 37 (AD-37). In this study, it was aimed to examine the relation between obesity and levels of ghrelin and leptin hormones, vitamin D deficiency and several viruses.
Key words: Ghrelin, Leptin, Vitamin D, Obesity, Viruses