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A Key Molecule in Energy Production Could Ease Insulin Resistance

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.

New Insight into the Role of Intestinal Microbiome in Obesity

A new study, published in Mucosal Immunologysuggested 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.

Intensification of Hypertension Treatment in RTRs

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

ATS Clean Air Standards

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.

Men's education play role in Women's Heath

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.