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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

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