According to this study, researchers have restored the levels of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ), a key molecule in energy production in cells, could overcome insulin resistance or pre-diabetes, a precursor to type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Levels of CoQ and the presence of insulin resistance were analysed in a range of experimental laboratory settings, mouse models and samples from humans. The study is Published in eLife.
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In a study published in the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, the research team led by Denis Evseenko from Keck School of Medicine of USC, describes the promise of a new molecule aptly named "Regulator of Cartilage Growth and Differentiation," or RCGD 423 for short.
A new study, published in Mucosal Immunology, suggested that intestinal microbiome plays a substantial role in the development of obesity and insulin resistance in mammals, including humans. The findings highlight the potential to prevent obesity and diabetes by manipulating levels and ratios of gut bacteria, and/or modifying the chemical and biological pathways for metabolism-activating genes.
A retrospective study analysed hypertension management and adherence to blood pressure ( BP ) targets among renal transplant recipients ( RTRs ) under specialized care in the Outpatient Transplantation Unit in the Department of Nephrology, Transplantology and Internal Medicine at Gdansk University Hospital
In a new paper published in Nature Communications, scientists have found a new way to kill liver cancer cells and inhibit tumour growth. First, they silence a key cellular enzyme (hexokinase-2) and then they add a powerful drug.
According to a new report by the ATS and the Marron Institute of Urban Management at New York University, thousands of lives would be saved each year, and many more serious illnesses avoided if U.S. counties met standards set by the American Thoracic Society for the two most important air pollutants.
Public-health agencies have long stressed the importance of good education in improving the health of women and young mothers in the developing world. Less focus has been put on the men in these women's lives, however – specifically, how the level of education of partners and fathers, or lack of it, affects how the women care for themselves as sexually active people and expectant mothers.
The capital Dhaka was ranked on the Air Quality Index (AQI) as having the worst air pollution in the world.
“We’re planning a number of initiatives to upgrade the AQI of the city,” Dr. Monjurul Hannan of the Department of Environment told Arab News.
People who inject drugs (PWID) in Vietnam are disproportionately affected by HIV. While HIV prevalence among the general population aged 15-49 is 0.4%, the prevalence of HIV among people who inject drugs is a staggering 11%, according to UNAIDS.
While near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) long has been used to monitor oxygenation in conditions in which blood flow is altered, such as bleeding in the brain, how NIRS values relate to other vital sign measures in NICU babies was unknown.
The international criteria for electrocardiography (ECG) interpretation in athletes perform better than prior iterations in predominantly African American National Basketball Association (NBA) players, but the false-positive rate is still relatively high in these elite athletes, a new study suggests.
According to a study published in the journal Neurology, found that women who take natalizumab for MS may experience increased disease activity if they stop taking the drug prior to pregnancy, however the risk may be reduced if they take the drug up until conception.