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Cell aging and aminoacids: tumor suppressor sends oxidants letters

Investigating an enzyme that stops cells from dividing could be a fruitful avenue for research into how to slow aging and treat aging-related diseases. This was the conclusion that researchers at Kobe University in Japan […]

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, […]

Ovaio policistico: cosa vogliono dire lo stress ossidativo e i markers
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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 […]

Ritmi giorno-notte: sono connessi allo stress ossidativo e ai liquidi interni
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Light-dark cycles: their connection to oxidative stress and gene expression

The researchers identified three new genes associated with the regulation of circadian rhythms. A family of genes allows cells to adapt to daily changes in environmental conditions by adjusting their internal “biological clock“, the circadian […]

Trapianti cellulari: con l'antiossidante il risultato supera le aspettative
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Cell transplants: the new antioxidant gives results beyond expectations

Cell therapies developed to treat a number of conditions could be improved by a chemical compound that helps their survival, suggests research. Laboratory tests have found that the artificial molecule, a type of antioxidant, helps […]

Pancreas: l'insulina è comandata anche dal cervello
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Insulin: it is also ordered in the brain and mitochondria “take shape”

The brain is fundamental in the regulation of appetite, body weight and metabolism. Specifically, there is a small group of hypothalamic neurons, called POMC, that detect and integrate the signals that inform about the energetic […]