Omega-6: non come gli omega-3 ma servono anch'essi
English Magazine

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 […]

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English Magazine

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 […]

Statins: they are over-prescribed
English Magazine

Statins: they are over-prescribed and prevention goes revised

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are still the leading cause of death worldwide: in 2015 they were responsible for 40% of all deaths. In the last few decades survival rates after CVD have increased and cardiovascular mortality […]

Lung cancer needs lactate to grow: protease is the gatekeeper
English Magazine

Lung cancer needs lactate to grow: protease is the gatekeeper

UT Southwestern researchers have found that an enzyme on the surface of some lung cancer cells helps feed the cancer, making it a tempting treatment target. The enzyme, transmembrane serine protease 11B (TMPRSS11B) is described […]

Leukemia: its
English Magazine

Leukemia stem cells: they are hungry for aminoacids rather than sugars

Most of animal cells rip apart sugar to release energy. Sometimes they rip apart fats, and in special circumstances, cells can even metabolize proteins. Cancer cells do things a little differently. First, most cancer cells […]

Diabetes: the genetic background finds further validations
English Magazine

Diabetes: the genetic background finds further validations

According to the German Diabetes Health Report  2018, more than 5.7 million people in Germany suffer from type 2 diabetes. The affected individuals react inadequately to the hormone insulin, which leads to elevated blood glucose […]

Liver cancer: "malignant pathways" are already there in cirrhosis
English Magazine

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, […]

NAD
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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 […]

Inflammation, diet and
English Magazine

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, […]

Puberty:
Biomedicina & Salute

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 puberty today. Early-onset puberty can lead girls to experience health problems […]