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Varying microbiome composition may explain differences in statin efficacy

A new study’s mix of microbiome and genetic data yields fascinating new insights into possible precision medicine treatment techniques for cardiovascular disease. According to researchers at the Institute for Systems

Biotechnology, Cardiology, Diabetes, Diet, Featured, Longevity, Metabolic syndrome, World health
Lipodomic analysis identifies new lipid biomarkers for heart disease and type 2 diabetes

Researches from Deutsches Zentrum fuer Diabetesforschung (DZD), have identified new lipid biomarkers for CVD and T2D using lipodomic analysis. The team also found that increasing unsaturated fatty acid intake reduced

Cancer, Diabetes, Diet, Featured, Metabolic syndrome, Neuroscience, Obesity, World health
Yale researchers uncover key regulator of weight-gain suggesting a treatment target for metabolic disorders

A Yale research team found that a protein called, augmentor-alpha, is a key regulator of body weight in mice. (Picture: Obese mice (right) and normal-sized mice (left) in a study

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Glucose and lipid levels in early adulthood found to be associated with Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine found that low HDL, high LDL, and high glucose levels at midlife are all associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease later

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Gut metabolite found to affect brain function through reduction of glial cells

A Caltech research team has demonstrated how gut metabolite, 4-ethylphenyl sulfate (4EPS), induces anxiety-like behaviors in mice through the reduction of oligodendrocytes. For the last decade, many papers have been

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Adolescent obesity associated with abnormal heart development

A King’s College research team found abnormal cardiac development associated with childhood obesity. These abnormalities included a tilted left ventricle, an asymmetry commonly associated with aortic stenosis patients. Rising obesity