Affiliation: Nara Women's University
- Eicosapentaenoic acid supplementation for chronic hepatitis C patients during combination therapy of pegylated interferon alpha-2b and ribavirinAiko Kawashima
Department of Natural Science and Ecological Awareness, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Nara Women s University, Kitauoyanishimachi, Nara 630 8506, Japan
Lipids 43:325-33. 2008..671, P < 0.02). The hemoglobin level improved after 48 weeks compared with 24 weeks in only the EPA group. These findings suggest that EPA supplementation may be useful in therapy for chronic hepatitis C...
- Plasma fatty acid composition, estimated desaturase activities, and intakes of energy and nutrient in Japanese men with abdominal obesity or metabolic syndromeAiko Kawashima
Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Nara Women s University, Nara, Japan
J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 55:400-6. 2009..Dietary intake of EPA would play an important role in preventing abdominal obesity and the development of metabolic syndrome...
- Serum cytokeratin 18 M30 antigen level and its correlation with nutritional parameters in middle-aged Japanese males with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)Mayumi Tabuchi
Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Nara Women s University, Japan
J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 56:271-8. 2010..Abnormal fatty acid metabolism may be a factor that causes aggravation of NAFLD...
- Zinc supplementation prevents the increase of transaminase in chronic hepatitis C patients during combination therapy with pegylated interferon alpha-2b and ribavirinYasuko Murakami
Department of Nutritional Science, Faculty of Health and Welfare Science, Okayama Prefectural University, Okayama 719 1197, Japan
J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 53:213-8. 2007..These observations indicate that polaprezinc supplementation may have induced some antioxidative functions in the liver which resulted in reduced hepatocyte injury during PEG-IFN alpha-2b plus ribavirin therapy...