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Several potential biochemical markers have been proposed to predict the severity of preeclampsia.
Analytical procedures for BMD and biochemical markers are given elsewhere (7).
Biochemical markers of bone remodeling appear to be superior in many ways to BMD for monitoring response to osteoporosis therapy.
* potential use of biochemical markers to (1) indicate adverse outcomes and (2) identify a patient's status in the continuum of acute coronary syndromes
Biochemical markers for calcium metabolism were measured as described previously (13-15).
Chromosomal abnormalities like trisomy 21 and trisomy 18 are commonly screened by these biochemical markers, as these anomalies can be a cause of phenotypical diseases like down syndrome6.
According to Jauch et al., biochemical markers of acute neuronal injury including NSE may play a role in the diagnosis and management of cerebral ischemia.
Biochemical markers of alcohol consumption in patients classified according to the degree of liver disease severity.
However, to date no study has attempted to examine the effects of Yoga practice on bone-related phenotypes such as BMD or biochemical markers. Since it has been previously reported that serum estradiol is an important determinant of skeletal remodeling in elderly women (4), it would also be interesting to examine the effects of Yoga on this hormone.
Biochemical markers for bone remodeling can be defined as substances that depict bone formation or reabsorption.
Observations of short-term responses of bone turnover to an acute bout of exercise in young adults indicate that the biochemical marker responses are exercise and intensity specific, and are consequently non-uniform (Brahm et al., 1997b; Guillemant et al., 2004; Kristoffersson et al., 1995; Maimoun et al., 2006; Wallace et al., 2000; Welsh et al., 1997; Whipple et al., 2004; Zittermann et al., 2002).
One biochemical marker, IL-6, has a systemic action that makes its measurement easier and its concentration more meaningful.

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