Category: Science

Scientific articles and discussions, with my comments and take on the topics therein.

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Pregnenolone/aspirin can block cellular estrogen uptake, PUFA promotes it

I have posted in the past about the “obscure” estrogen estrone sulfate (E1S) and its role as…

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Another “paradox” – glucocorticoids cause inflammation, insulin blocks it

As many of my readers know, I am not a fan of the ubiquitous usage of both…

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Low testosterone detrimental, TRT beneficial for men with COVID-19

Within a month of the pandemic start back in early 2020, doctors were already noticing a gender-specific…

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Deliberate self-injury may be driven by systemic inflammation

This study below is not really discussing metabolic topics, but I though it would be interesting to…

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A single, low dose niacinamide drops triglycerides by 75%

Among the vitamin B3 analogs, niacin is perhaps the most famous for its ability to both raise…

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COVID-19 is a serotonin-dependent disease

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread all over the world in early 2020, some of the earliest studies…

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Progesterone, bromocriptine may treat autism

A great new study, which, while genomic in character, inadvertently points the finger directly at estrogen and/or…

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Dietary sugar can treat chronic depression

Not much to comment on here, except to point out that the sugar “addiction” in depressed people…

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Serotonin enhances learning from punishment, reduces learning from reward

Research as early as the 1960s firmly established that there is nothing “happy” when it comes to…

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Endotoxin (LPS) causes Alzheimer Disease (AD)

I have made posts on this topic in the past, but it seems this most recent study…