Department of Life and Health Sciences

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2019

Cheminformatics and virtual screening studies of COMT inhibitors as potential Parkinson’s disease therapeutics

Moschovou, K., Melagraki, G., Mavromoustakos, T., Zacharia, L. C. & Afantitis, A., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Expert Opinion on Drug Discovery.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Parkinson Disease
Dopamine
Computer Simulation
Secondary Parkinson Disease
Therapeutics
Recombinant proteins
Biotechnology
Recombinant Proteins
Design of experiments
Crystals
5 Citations (Scopus)

Sleep Abnormalities in Multiple Sclerosis

Sakkas, G. K., Giannaki, C. D., Karatzaferi, C. & Manconi, M., 1 Jan 2019, In : Current Treatment Options in Neurology. 21, 1, 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Multiple Sclerosis
Sleep
Chronobiology Disorders
Quality of Life
Precision Medicine
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

Current status and future prospects of small–molecule protein–protein interaction (PPI) inhibitors of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and receptor activator of NF-κB ligand (RANKL)

Melagraki, G., Leonis, G., Ntougkos, E., Rinotas, V., Papaneophytou, C., Mavromoustakos, T., Kontopidis, G., Douni, E., Kollias, G. & Afantitis, A., 1 Jan 2018, In : Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry. 18, 8, p. 661-673 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

RANK Ligand
Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptors
Ligands
Osteoprotegerin
Rheumatoid Arthritis
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Eccentric exercise in ischemic cardiac patients and functional capacity: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Karagiannis, C., Savva, C., Mamais, I., Efstathiou, M., Monticone, M. & Xanthos, T., 1 Jan 2017, In : Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 60, 1, p. 58-64 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Meta-Analysis
Randomized Controlled Trials
Exercise
Myocardial Ischemia
PubMed

Health professionals information for Diagnostics Related Groups (DRGs) with the use of a website

Bizopoulou, A., Mangita, A., Chardalias, C., Coutonias, P. & Diomidous, M., 2017, In : Acta Informatica Medica. 25, 3, p. 195-197 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Diagnosis-Related Groups
Health
Health Services
Hospital Financial Managements
Costs and Cost Analysis
32 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of flavonols on cardiometabolic biomarkers: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled human trials to explore the role of inter-individual variability

Menezes, R., Rodriguez-Mateos, A., Kaltsatou, A., González-Sarrías, A., Greyling, A., Giannaki, C., Andres-Lacueva, C., Milenkovic, D., Gibney, E. R., Dumont, J., Schär, M., Garcia-Aloy, M., Palma-Duran, S. A., Ruskovska, T., Maksimova, V., Combet, E. & Pinto, P., 9 Feb 2017, In : Nutrients. 9, 2, 117.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Flavonols
flavonols
meta-analysis
Meta-Analysis
biomarkers
6 Citations (Scopus)

Is secukinumab a safe alternative treatment for ankylosing spondylitis with Guillain Barré syndrome after anti-TNF-α treatment? Case report and literature review

Psarelis, S., Hajineocli, A. P. D., Hadjicosta, E., Elliott, H. S. A. & Johnson, P., 1 May 2017, In : Clinical Rheumatology. 36, 5, p. 1197-1199 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Demyelinating Diseases
Library Science
Therapeutics
Spinal Puncture
1 Citation (Scopus)

MicroRNAs and aging: Biomarkers or therapeutic targets?

Felekkis, K., 1 Apr 2017, In : Current Aging Science. 10, 2, p. 80-82 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

MicroRNAs
Biomarkers
Biological Phenomena
Gene Expression
Therapeutics
8 Citations (Scopus)

Targeting Inflammation to Improve Tumor Drug Delivery

Gkretsi, V., Zacharia, L. C. & Stylianopoulos, T., 1 Sep 2017, In : Trends in Cancer. 3, 9, p. 621-630 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Inflammation
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Neoplasms
Blood Vessels
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
fatty liver
Fatty Liver
vitamin
Vitamin E
vitamin E
2016
15 Citations (Scopus)

An updated mini review of Vitamin D and obesity: Adipogenesis and inflammation state

Hamid Mehmood, Z. T. N. & Papandreou, D., 15 Sep 2016, In : Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences. 4, 3, p. 526-532 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Adipogenesis
Vitamin D
Obesity
Inflammation
Adipose Tissue
cardiovascular disease
vitamin
vitamin D
Vitamin D
cardiovascular diseases
69 Citations (Scopus)

Mediterranean diet, cognitive function, and dementia: A systematic review of the evidence

Petersson, S. D. & Philippou, E., 2016, In : Advances in Nutrition. 7, 5, p. 889-904 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Mediterranean Diet
Mediterranean diet
dementia
systematic review
cognition

Milk hypersensitivities: where is the grey line regarding their dietary management?

Vassilopoulou, E. & Efthymiou, D., 1 Sep 2016, In : European Annals of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 48, 5, p. 164-173 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Milk Hypersensitivity
Milk
Diagnostic Errors
Hypersensitivity
Health
2015
23 Citations (Scopus)

Carriers of Autosomal Recessive Alport Syndrome with Thin Basement Membrane Nephropathy Presenting as Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis in Later Life

Deltas, C., Savva, I., Voskarides, K., Papazachariou, L. & Pierides, A., 2015, In : Nephron. 130, 4, p. 271-280 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hereditary Nephritis
Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis
Molecular Biology
Genes
Kidney
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cognitive function and exercise training for chronic renal disease patients: A literature review

Kaltsatou, A., Grigoriou, S. S., Karatzaferi, C., Giannaki, C. D., Stefanidis, I. & Sakkas, G. K., 1 Jul 2015, In : Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. 19, 3, p. 509-515 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Cognition
Exercise
Information Storage and Retrieval
Nerve Growth Factors
17 Citations (Scopus)

Current trends in the management of uremic restless legs syndrome: A systematic review on aspects related to quality of life, cardiovascular mortality and survival

Sakkas, G. K., Giannaki, C. D., Karatzaferi, C., Maridaki, M., Koutedakis, Y., Hadjigeorgiou, G. M. & Stefanidis, I., 1 Jun 2015, In : Sleep Medicine Reviews. 21, p. 39-49 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Restless Legs Syndrome
Quality of Life
Survival
Mortality
Pharmacology
16 Citations (Scopus)

Effectiveness of neural mobilization inpatients with spinal radiculopathy: Acritical review

Efstathiou, M. A., Stefanakis, M., Savva, C. & Giakas, G., 1 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. 19, 2, p. 205-212 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Radiculopathy
Inpatients
Spine
Nerve Tissue
Spinal Nerves
139 Citations (Scopus)

Intestinal microbiota and diet in IBS: Causes, consequences, or epiphenomena?

Rajilić-Stojanović, M., Jonkers, D. M., Salonen, A., Hanevik, K., Raes, J., Jalanka, J., De Vos, W. M., Manichanh, C., Golic, N., Enck, P., Philippou, E., Iraqi, F. A., Clarke, G., Spiller, R. C. & Penders, J., 5 Feb 2015, In : American Journal of Gastroenterology. 110, 2, p. 278-287 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Diet
Microbiota
Fermentation
Gastrointestinal Microbiome
11 Citations (Scopus)

MicroRNA responses to environmental liver carcinogens: Biological and clinical significance

Nicolaidou, V. & Koufaris, C., 1 May 2015, In : Clinica Chimica Acta. 445, p. 25-33 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Environmental Carcinogens
Liver Neoplasms
MicroRNAs
Carcinogens
Liver
1 Citation (Scopus)

Public participation in healthcare priority setting: A systematic review

Farmakas, A., Theodorou, M. & Galanis, P., 1 Dec 2015, In : Nursing Care and Research. 41, p. 15-26 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Delivery of Health Care
Public Opinion
Health Priorities
Nursing Staff
Medical Staff
25 Citations (Scopus)

The Role of Vitamin D in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: An Updated Review of the Literature

Papandreou, D. & Hamid, Z. T. N., 2015, In : Disease Markers. 2015, 580474.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Medical problems
Vitamin D
Cardiovascular Diseases
Research
Serum
2014

A review of the role of fiber, phytochemicals and omega 3 fatty acids in cardiovascular disease

Papandreou, D., Almessabi, H., Al Saad, S., AlShehhi, A. & AlMansoori, A., 2014, In : Experimental and Clinical Cardiology. 20, 8, p. 2181-2193 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Phytochemicals
Cardiovascular Diseases
Diet
Developed Countries
18 Citations (Scopus)

Cells of the immune system orchestrate changes in bone cell function

Wythe, S. E., Nicolaidou, V. & Horwood, N. J., 2014, In : Calcified Tissue International. 94, 1, p. 98-111 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

39 Citations (Scopus)

Epidemiology, impact, and treatment options of restless legs syndrome in end-stage renal disease patients: An evidence-based review

Giannaki, C. D., Hadjigeorgiou, G. M., Karatzaferi, C., Pantzaris, M. C., Stefanidis, I. & Sakkas, G. K., 2014, In : Kidney International. 85, 6, p. 1275-1282 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Citations (Scopus)

m-Health: Integration of Mobile Phones and Applications for a Better Healthcare System

Pliakos, I., Kefaliakos, A., Kalokerinou, A., Al-Fantel, K., Mechili, A. & Diomidous, M., 2014, In : Studies in health technology and informatics. 202, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

ROBOT - Assisted Rehabilitation in Patients After Stroke

Kefaliakos, A., Pliakos, I., Kalokerinou, A., Mechili, A. & Diomidous, M., 2014, In : Studies in health technology and informatics. 202, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

66 Citations (Scopus)

Statistical approaches to maximize recombinant protein expression in Escherichia coli: A general review

Papaneophytou, C. P. & Kontopidis, G., 2014, In : Protein Expression and Purification. 94, p. 22-32 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

30 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of glycemic index on cognitive functioning: A systematic review of the evidence

Philippou, E. & Constantinou, M., 2014, In : Advances in Nutrition. 5, 2, p. 119-130 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Glycemic Index
glycemic index
systematic review
cognition
Meals
2 Citations (Scopus)

The role and effects of carnosine and β-alanine on exercise: An updated mini review

Lily, E. & Papandreou, D., 2014, In : Nutrition and Food Science. 44, 2, p. 127-133 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Carnosine
carnosine
Alanine
alanine
exercise
12 Citations (Scopus)
Musculoskeletal Pain
Pain
Analgesics
Literature
Periaqueductal Gray
2 Citations (Scopus)

The use of telemedicine in patients with multiple sclerosis

Kefaliakos, A., Pliakos, I., Kalokerinou, A., Papadimitrioy, M., Mechiili, A. & Diomidous, M., 2014, In : Studies in health technology and informatics. 202, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2013
16 Citations (Scopus)

BRCA1 and its network of interacting partners

Christou, C. M. & Kyriacou, K., 2 Jan 2013, In : Biology. 2, 1, p. 40-63 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Cell Cycle Checkpoints
cell cycle
Cells
DNA repair
DNA Repair

Caffeine effect on exercise performance and disease issues: An updated mini review

Platritis, P., Andreou, E. & Papandreou, D., Apr 2013, In : Nutrition and Food Science. 43, 3, p. 243-253 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Citation (Scopus)

Cosmetics: History, products, industry, legislation, regulations and implications in public health

Soulioti, I., Diomidous, M., Theodosopoulou, H., Violaki, N., Plessa, H., Charalambidou, M., Pistolis, J. & Plessas, S. T., 2013, In : Review of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics, International Edition. 27, 1, p. 5-15 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Legislation
Cosmetics
Industry
Public Health
History
2012

Contribution of social and family factors in anorexia nervosa

Wozniak, G., Rekleiti, M. & Roupa, Z., Apr 2012, In : Health Science Journal. 6, 2, p. 257-268 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Anorexia Nervosa
Psychology
Medical Assistance
Therapeutics
Social Environment

Telemetry and telecare in patients with respiratory diseases

Koulouri, A., Roupa, Z. & Gourgoulianis, K., Dec 2012, In : Pneumon. 25, 4, p. 415-420 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Telemetry
Technology
Chronic Disease
Delivery of Health Care
Telecommunications
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

The influence of advertising messages on the smoking habits of teenagers

Vasilopoulos, A., Roupa, Z. & Gourgoulianis, K., Apr 2011, In : Pneumon. 24, 2, p. 188-193 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Habits
Smoking
Health
Mass Media
Economics
8 Citations (Scopus)

The role of Mediterranean diet in health and disease: An updated mini review

Karampola, M., Papandreou, D. & Makedou, K., Feb 2011, In : Nutrition and Food Science. 41, 1, p. 63-72 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Mediterranean Diet
Mediterranean diet
Health
Nutritionists
mental health
16 Citations (Scopus)

The role of PPAR in myocardial response to ischemia in normal and diseased heart

Ravingerova, T., Adameova, A., Carnicka, S., Nemcekova, M., Kelly, T., Matejikova, J., Galatou, E., Barlaka, E. & Lazou, A., Dec 2011, In : General Physiology and Biophysics. 30, 4, p. 329-341 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors
Heart Diseases
Ischemia
Hypolipidemic Agents
Fatty Acids
2010
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of low vitamin D status in rickets and type 1 diabetes in children

Papandreou, D., Karabouta, Z. & Rousso, I., 14 Sep 2010, In : Nutrition & Food Science. 40, 5, p. 447-455 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

rickets
vitamin D deficiency
Rickets
Vitamin D Deficiency
insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
142 Citations (Scopus)

MicroRNAs: A newly described class of encoded molecules that play a role in health and disease

Felekkis, K., Touvana, E., Stefanou, C. & Deltas, C., 2010, In : Hippokratia. 14, 4, p. 236-240 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

MicroRNAs
Health
Messenger RNA
Biological Phenomena
RNA Stability
30 Citations (Scopus)

Possible health implications and low vitamin D status during childhood and adolescence: An updated mini review

Papandreou, D., Malindretos, P., Karabouta, Z. & Rousso, I., 2010, In : International Journal of Endocrinology. 2010, 472173.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Vitamin D
Vitamin D Deficiency
Calcium
Health
Rickets
2009
2 Citations (Scopus)

Aspects of social cost concerning illicit drug use: Analysis based on index numbers

Diomidous, M., Zimeras, S. & Mantas, J., 2009, In : Review of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics, International Edition. 23, 3, p. 107-116 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Street Drugs
Costs and Cost Analysis
Economics
Cost of Illness
Drug Costs
27 Citations (Scopus)

Atomic force microscopy: A tool to study the structure, dynamics and stability of liposomal drug delivery systems

Spyratou, E., Mourelatou, E. A., Makropoulou, M. & Demetzos, C., Mar 2009, In : Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery. 6, 3, p. 305-317 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

61 Citations (Scopus)

Infant feeding and allergy prevention: A review of current knowledge and recommendations. A EuroPrevall state of the art paper

Grimshaw, K. E. C., Allen, K., Edwards, C. A., Beyer, K., Boulay, A., Van Der Aa, L. B., Sprikkelman, A., Belohlavkova, S., Clausen, M., Dubakiene, R., Duggan, E., Reche, M., Marino, L. V., Nørhede, P., Ogorodova, L., Schoemaker, A., Stanczyk-Przyluska, A., Szepfalusi, Z., Vassilopoulou, E., Veehof, S. H. E. & 3 others, Vlieg-Boerstra, B. J., Wjst, M. & Dubois, A. E. J., Sep 2009, In : Allergy: European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 64, 10, p. 1407-1416 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hypersensitivity
Food Hypersensitivity
Research
Feeding Behavior
European Union
2008

Are maternal diet, birth weight, breastfeeding and antioxidants playing a role in pediatric leukemia? A review

Papandreou, D. & Athanassiadou, F., 2008, In : Nutrition and Food Science. 38, 1, p. 32-40 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

maternal nutrition
breast feeding
Breast Feeding
leukemia
Birth Weight

Liposomes as bioanalytical tools

Mourelatou, E. A. & Demetzos, C., 2008, In : Pharmakeftiki. 21, 3, p. 75-81 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Liposomes
Nanotechnology
Coloring Agents
Lipid Bilayers
Biosensing Techniques
2007
34 Citations (Scopus)

Ghrelin in neuroendocrine organs and tumours

Leontiou, C. A., Franchi, G. & Korbonits, M., Sep 2007, In : Pituitary. 10, 3, p. 213-225 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Ghrelin
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pituitary Neoplasms
Ghrelin Receptor
Hormones