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Bone hormones and brain neurons: when strenght 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...

Bariatric magic unveiled: it is not the procedure nor the hormones, it’s all on calories

In a bariatric operation, a so-called gastric bypass, a large part of the stomach and the first part of the small intestine are disconnected....

Breast cancer’s challenges: trying to “assassin Creld” and to gain “prodigious” hormones

South Australian scientists have made a critical breakthrough, discovering how an obscure protein causes breast cancer to develop and grow more quickly. High levels...

Meditation and health: above neurochem, hormone axes under stealth

Meditation is becoming increasingly popular, with over a quarter of UK adults practicing meditation as a therapy. Increased knowledge of the interrelationships between the...

Vitamins: what they do tell us again these unknown neighbors

Nutrition, lifestyles, behavior and movement are not those of a hundred years ago. We have to accept the concept that our habits are so...

Histamine as a defender in the kidney-heart disease: much more than skin-deep

Heart failure, or congestive heart failure, affects about 5.7 million people in the United States. The condition does not yet have a cure. Chronic kidney disease also...

Ewing sarcoma: steroids may enhance the growth, but therapy is meant to “bite to the bone”

Ewing's sarcoma is a malignant tumor of the bone, with small round cells, with a strong metastatic potential. It starts between 5 and 30...

Ovary, menopause and sleep: is the hormone lack triggering a backlash?

Primary ovarian insufficiency causes physical and psychological effects resulting from hypoestrogenism, such as the loss of fertility, bone loss, an increased cardiovascular risk, psychological...

Breast tumor: the oncogene works as multifaceted driver in hormonal pathways

Scientists at VCU Massey Cancer Center have discovered that the loss of a protein called DBC1 in breast cancer cells leads to the dysregulation...

Insulin: how its structure and function are affected by metals (dietary or not)

Metals play a role in many biochemical processes. As an example, hemoglobin contains iron and carries oxygen in the blood; zinc and copper are...

Bladder cancer: “smoking menopause” might pose his threat

Bladder cancer is a common urinary malignant tumor. In 2012, bladder cancer ranks as the ninth most common‐diagnosed cancer with estimated 430,000 new cases....

Mental health: postpartum women are at greater risk with IBD comorbidity

Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, are a group of chronic gastrointestinal disorders in which people have ulceration, inflammation, and bleeding of their gastrointestinal tract,...

Microbiota: western diet and gut bacteria trying to keep the balance

Diet appears to be a major factor that influences the composition of the human gut microbiota. Dietary proteins are first digested in the small...

Puberty: overweight girls might have their own “way to go”

Girls have been experiencing puberty earlier in life for the last 150 years or so, with 12.5 years being the average age girls start...

PCOS: what oxidative stress and markers are trying us to tell

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most frequently observed endocrinopathy in women of reproductive age. Although the figures vary according to diagnostic criteria, its...

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