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 […]

Artrite reumatoide: le microvescicole saranno la nuova bioterapia?
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Spondyloarthritis: cytokine and lymphocyte patterns differ from rheumatoid arthritis

Spondyloarthritides (SpA) refers to a cluster of inflammatory rheumatic diseases with a significant social-economic burden, affecting nearly 1-2% of the Western population. Spondyloarthritis is one of the most common types of chronic joint inflammation affecting […]

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 […]

Sindrome della fatica cronica: arriva un test diagnostico accurato
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Chronic fatigue syndrome: when immune system answers amissly

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is a condition that manifests as fatigue that refuses to go away that makes people unable to perform their daily activities. Patients spend their time sleeping or […]

Sclerosi multipla: vecchio nemico, nuove armi
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Multiple sclerosis: allergies more tied to chances or relapses

Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, long-term disease that affects the central nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. Experts believe that MS is an autoimmune disease, that is, one in which […]

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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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Asthma: the old cytokine shapeshifts into a target

About 300 million people worldwide suffer from asthma, one of the most common chronic lung diseases in developed countries. Asthma is considered to be caused by an inadequate response of the immune system to allergens: […]

OGG1: as
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OGG1: as genome “greasemonkey” and inflammatory “mailman”

A multidisciplinary team of researchers led from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have developed an anti-inflammatory drug molecule with a new mechanism of action. By inhibiting a certain protein, the researchers were able to reduce the […]

Liver cancer: "malignant pathways" are already there in cirrhosis
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Liver cancer: “malignant pathways” are already there in cirrhosis

Liver cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide, claiming 700,000 lives each year. Most cases are discovered too late for a cure — but now a study offers hope of early detection, […]

Inflammation, diet and
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Inflammation, immunity, diet and sleep: who regulates who?

Inflammation, which is the root cause of autoimmune disorders including arthritis, type 1 diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease, has unexpected effects on body clock function and can lead to sleep and shiftwork-type disorders, […]