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Bone, Biomarkers
22. Oct 2021

The Efficacy and Safety of Multiple Dose Regimens of Kudzu ( Pueraria lobata) Root Extract on Bone and Cartilage Turnover and Menopausal Symptoms

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Background: Menopause is associated with detrimental changes in turnover of bone and cartilage and a variety of symptoms with negative impact on the quality of life. Naturally occurring isoflavones from Radix Pueraria lobata, Kudzu root, may possess chondroprotective and symptom-relieving …

Biomarkers
1. Oct 2021

A biomarker perspective on the acute effect of exercise with and without impact on joint tissue turnover: an exploratory randomized cross-over study

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Purpose: To investigate acute changes in biochemical markers of bone and cartilage turnover in response to moderate intensity exercise with and without joint impact in healthy human subjects.

Methods: A randomized, cross-over, exploratory, clinical study was conducted. Twenty healthy su…

Rheumatology, Osteoarthritis, Biomarkers
1. Jul 2021

Does moderate intensity impact exercise and non-impact exercise induce acute changes in collagen biochemical markers related to osteoarthritis? - An exploratory randomized cross-over trial

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Objective: To investigate acute changes in biochemical markers of cartilage turnover in response to moderate intensity exercise with and without joint impact in humans with knee osteoarthritis.

Design: We conducted a randomized, cross-over, exploratory clinical study. Twenty subjects wi…

Rheumatology, Osteoarthritis, Biomarkers, Rheumatoid Arthritis
22. Mar 2021

Serum C-reactive protein metabolite (CRPM) is associated with incidence of contralateral knee osteoarthritis

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The heterogeneous nature of osteoarthritis (OA) and the need to subtype patients is widely accepted in the field. The biomarker CRPM, a metabolite of C-reactive protein (CRP), is released to the circulation during inflammation. Blood CRPM levels have shown to be associated with disease act…

Rheumatology, Osteoarthritis, Biomarkers
3. Sep 2019

Associations between biomarkers of bone and cartilage turnover, gender, pain categories and radiographic severity in knee osteoarthritis.

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Background: Excessive cartilage degradation is a known characteristic of osteoarthritis (OA). Biochemical markers, such as uCTX-II, have been shown to be associated with disease severity, yet the tissue origin of CTX-II has been disputed. This analysis investigates the association between …

Rheumatology, Osteoarthritis, Biomarkers
6. Jan 2019

Protein biomarkers associated with pain mechanisms in osteoarthritis

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Background: Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common arthritic disease in the world, leading to debilitating pain and destruction of joint tissues. While pain is the hallmark symptom of osteoarthritis, clear associations between pain and disease processes involved in joint deterioration are …

Extracellular Matrix Research, Biomarkers
29. Mar 2018

Matrix Metalloproteinase Mediated Type I Collagen Degradation is an Independent Predictor of Increased Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Postmenopausal Women

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Chronic fibro-proliferative diseases are associated with nearly 45% of all deaths in the developed world. Matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) mediated remodeling of the extracellular matrix (ECM) plays an important role in disease development. Degradation of type I collagen is considered having…

Biomarkers
4. Dec 2017

Biomarkers of collagen turnover are related to annual change in FEV1 in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease within the ECLIPSE study

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Background: Change in forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) is important for defining severity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Serological neoepitope markers of collagen turnover may predict rate of change in FEV1.

Methods: One thousand COPD subjects from the ob…

Biomarkers, Extracellular Matrix Research
19. Jan 2017

Biomarkers of extracellular matrix turnover are associated with emphysema and eosinophilic-bronchitis in COPD

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Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by airflow obstruction and loss of lung tissue mainly consisting of extracellular matrix (ECM). Three of the main ECM components are type I collagen, the main constituent in the interstitial matrix, type VI collagen,…

Rheumatology, Osteoarthritis, Biomarkers
2. Dec 2016

Disease-modifying treatments for osteoarthritis (DMOADs) of the knee and hip: lessons learned from failures and opportunities for the future

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Osteoarthritis (OA) is the biggest unmet medical need among the many musculoskeletal conditions and the most common form of arthritis. It is a major cause of disability and impaired quality of life in the elderly. We review several ambitious but failed attempts to develop joint structure-m…

Biomarkers, Extracellular Matrix Research
4. Oct 2016

High levels of biomarkers of collagen remodeling are associated with increased mortality in COPD - results from the ECLIPSE study

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Background: There is a need to identify individuals with COPD at risk for disease progression and mortality. Lung tissue remodeling is associated with the release of extracellular matrix (ECM) fragments into the peripheral circulation. We hypothesized that ECM remodeling was associated wit…

Biomarkers, Clinical Data Quality
1. Jul 2015

Clinical Drug Development Using Dynamic Biomarkers to Enable Personalized Health Care in COPD

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Despite massive investments in the development of novel treatments for heterogeneous diseases such as COPD, the resources spent have only benefited a fraction of the population treated. Personalized health care to guide selection of a suitable patient population already in the clinical dev…