Estrogeni: per le mestruazioni servono anche quelli dal cervello
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Bone hormones and brain neurons: the roadmap becomes roundtrip

More than 200 million people worldwide suffer from osteoporosis, a weakening of the bones to the point where falls or even minor stresses like bending over or coughing can trigger fractures. In healthy individuals, bone […]

Chirurgia bariatrica: come cambia la preferenza alimentare a tavola dopo l'intervento
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Bariatric surgery: how does it shift cellular aging?

Obesity increases the risk of a number of serious conditions, not least, diabetes and cardiovascular problems. Being clinically obese also hastens the aging process, a fact which, over the last few years, has been pinned […]

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NAD+: does the hidden metabolism mirrors to tissue health?

Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) is called the “anti-aging molecule” because research has shown that its levels fall with age and that restoring them can extend years of good health and even longevity itself. This molecule […]

Mutations: not just in overt cancer
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Mutations: not just in overt cancer, the hotspot lights up earlier

  Mutations in healthy tissue are known as somatic mutations. As people age, mutations in their DNA slowly build up.  Because cancer is the result of an accumulation of genetic mutations, understanding how these add up over […]

Memoria: un ormone insospettato, un mediatore nascosto
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Memory plots: an hidden broker, an hormone beyond suspicion

The problem of memory loss motivates researchers to try to better understand how the brain works, how memories are consolidated and how and why we lose them. Being able to maintain our memories allows us […]

Sonno REM e rischio demenza: i legami ci sono
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