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Muscle wasting in diabetes: tag the protein @ wwp.klf15.ub

Diabetes mellitus is a disease caused by insufficient action of the hormone insulin. Insulin not only lowers blood sugar levels, but promotes the growth and proliferation of cells; insufficient action of insulin has been thought […]

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From a John Doe to Diabetes VIP: how redox IDed energy

With modern techniques more and more previously unknown genetic diseases are being discovered, which can lead to new knowledge about human biology and contribute to the development of new drugs. Knowledge of a newly discovered […]

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Glucose under female hormones: diabetes incidence or coincidence?

Diabetes is declared by WHO as a pandemic of alarming proportions which concerns the global public health. Recent research on the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes has shown gender-related differences, especially a reduced incidence of […]

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T-box for obesity, cancer and arthritis: 3 refer to 1

The worldwide epidemic of obesity has reached record levels, and what was once a problem only of industrialized countries is now also affecting the developing world. Consequently, scientists are working with great commitment to identify […]

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Folding the proper action: how insulin get “chaperoned” to take a walk

Insulin is produced in the beta cells of the pancreas. The hormone is produced as a precursor called proinsulin. Insulin needs help acquiring the right structure. For proinsulin to mature into functional insulin, it needs […]

Omega-6: non come gli omega-3 ma servono anch'essi
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Linoleic acid and omega-tales: effects rely on gene background

Linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid. People carrying different variants of the FADS1 gene had a different inflammatory response and different changes in their fasting glucose levels when supplementing their diet by linoleic acid […]

Emicrania: arriva l'erenumab per i casi intrattabili
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Migraine: found an association with diabetes. What lies beneath?

According to the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017, headache disorders (consisting mainly of migraine), are the second leading cause of disability worldwide. Diabetes is the fourth. The World Health Organization (WHO) suggest that migraine […]

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Obesity and diabetes: from herbs a natural help to deal with issues

Obesity is a clinical condition, the prevalence of which has increased significantly in recent decades in Western countries and, later, worldwide. Obesity has been defined as a pandemic and one of the main health problems […]

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cBIN1: the marker that could “set the score” for the heart

A team led by a Cedars-Sinai physician-scientist has discovered a biomarker – a protein found in the blood – for the most common type of heart failure, a new study published today in JAMA Cardiology shows. Heart […]