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Serum levels of interleukin-18 are reduced by diet and n-3 fatty acid intervention in elderly high-risk men.
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Arterial stiffness is independently associated with interleukin-18 and components of the metabolic syndrome.
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The effect of exercise on serum levels of interleukin-18 and components of the metabolic syndrome.
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Interleukin-18 is a strong predictor of cardiovascular events in subjects with the metabolic syndrom.
6th Chronic Heart Failure Research Symposium 2008, Oslo Abstract P06
The metabolic syndrome is highly associated with inflammatory markers and adipokines in elderly men
Eurothrombosis Science, ESC Working Group Thrombosis; Barcelona 2008 (OC)