Gastroenterology

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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

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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

Cancer, Gastroenterology, Immunology, Med Lifestyle, Medical News
Growth factor deficiency identified in TNF-induced inflammatory bowel disease

A Cornell research team has identified a new target for treatment in inflammatory bowel disease.

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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

Cancer, Diet, Gastroenterology, Longevity, Medical News, Metabolic syndrome, World health
Diets limiting lipid intake effectively reduce cancerous tumor growth compared to ketogenic diets

According to a new study out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), cutting off lipid supply to cells can limit tumor growth in mice. Throughout the last few years, a

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Viagra analog found to reduce obesity without caloric intake reduction

The Johns Hopkins research team found that the drug, a “cousin” to Viagra, reduced the groups median body weight by -27.5% in female mice and -19.5% in male mice. Obesity