English Magazine

Allopurinol does not work that much in CKD: a clinical trial and some possible reason beneath this failure

There are more than 1.7 million Australians with CKD and over 3,000 individuals develop kidney failure serious enough to require dialysis every year. At present, there are over 13,000 patients in Australia who are on […]

Caffè e sclerosi multipla:
English Magazine

Uric acid as biomarker and methyl-sister caffeine as preventive for Parkinson’s?

Parkinson disease (PD) is a slowly progressive disorder that affects movement, muscle control and balance. It is the second most common age-related neurodegenerative disorder affecting about 3% of the population by the age of 65 […]

Diabete: capire di più i grassi permette di trovare strategie nuove
English Magazine

Muscle strenght and renewal: relying on mitochondria and how exercise boost them all

Because of the role of the mitochondria in metabolic and overall health, previous research has suggested that dysfunction in these organelles may have implications in conditions such as obesity and diabetes. Other conditions that mitochondrial dysfunction is […]

English Magazine

Polyamines and heart disease: foul enemy need fouler defyier

In an amusing but amazing turnaround, it seems the most foul-smelling compound on earth, called putrescine, could help relieve chronic inflammation, most importantly in the arterial thickening called atherosclerosis. This discovery is reported in the […]

English Magazine

Osteoporosis and nutrition: boring calcium out, noble selenium on the scavenging

Throughout life, the body continuously breaks down bone, reabsorbs it, and remakes it. In osteoporosis, the reforming of bone cannot keep up with the rate of bone breakdown. This process means that, over time, bones become […]

Ovaio policistico: cosa vogliono dire lo stress ossidativo e i markers
English Magazine

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 incidence is reported between 6% and 20%. Acne, hirsutism, seborrhea, menstrual […]