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EneMY Coin: one side enhances energy while the other escapes immunity

Protein c-Myc is a major oncogene that is estimated to drive the development of almost 500.000 new cancer cases in the US every year....

Metabokilling resistant leukemia: the old avenue with its alleys has not be forgotten after all

Leukemia is a group of blood cancers that results in excess amounts of white blood cells. There are both chronic forms of leukemia that...

Exploiting leukemia stem cells’ hunger for aminoacids: old notions get new dresses

Most of animal cells rip apart sugar to release energy. Sometimes they rip apart fats, and in special circumstances, cells can even metabolize proteins....

Glucose under female hormones: diabetes incidence or gender coincidence?

Beside the current pandemic, there are non infectious pandemics that started much earlier. Diabetes is declared by WHO as a pandemic of alarming proportions...

Muscle renewal: satellite cells need to “hold the breath” in order to regenerate

Researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil have discovered that the muscle regeneration promoted by aerobic exercise is mediated by changes...

Motoneuron disease hunt: we’ll run you down 24/7 until we’ll get the perfect bullet

ALS is a neurodegenerative disease which affects motor neurons and the neuronal links between our brain and our muscles. Over the course of the...

Bitter expectances from sweet “oses”: how to take advantage over a cancer mutation

Like any cells in the body, cancer cells need sugar ­– namely glucose – to fuel cell proliferation and growth. Cancer cells in particular...

Friedreich ataxia: from the mechanisms to a cure, the limit is the knowledge

Friedreich's ataxia is a genetic a neurodegenerative disease that leaves its victims with difficulty walking, a loss of sensation in the arms and legs...

Green tea: the light, ancient, healthy drink now as possibility against TBC

An antioxidant found in the green tea plant could become key to tackling tuberculosis one day, a team of international scientists led by Nanyang...

Genetic ataxia: SCAvenging the mutation is far, better to SirTwining with “energy”

Spinocerebellar ataxia type 7 (SCA7) is an inherited neurodegenerative disorder that causes progressive problems with vision, movement, and balance. Individuals with SCA7 have CAG-polyglutamine...

Brain plasticity: starvation is a stress and stem cells meet higher energy requirements

We all know that food is essential to healthy development of the brain and body, especially in the earliest stages of life. But exactly...

Side effects on the heart: diabetes may take benefit, but the drug impairs energy

Like catching two fish with one worm, treating two problems with a single drug is efficient, but exceedingly difficult. In particular, for new diabetes...

“Smoking energy”: here how bones may turn from strong to brittle

Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become less dense and more porous and brittle. This significantly increases the risk of fracture. As people...

Cancer stem cells: enzyme interplay for a specific target decay

An increase in the incidence and mortality rate of cancer has been noted worldwide, especially for lung cancer. Many patients with lung carcinoma harbor...

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