Tag: endotoxin

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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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Endotoxin (LPS) causes Alzheimer Disease (AD)

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

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Blocking endotoxin may reverse cognitive decline of aging

Another study implicating endotoxin (LPS) and its associated receptor (TLR4) in a phenotype of aging considered “normal”…

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Endotoxin (LPS) drives obesity, diabetes and CVD in young people

It looks like medicine is starting to change course on its attitude to endotoxin (LPS). After claiming…

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Cancer cells deprive immune cells of energy by devouring their mitochondria

In a description that could be a good plot for a horror-movie, the study below demonstrates that…

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Endotoxin (LPS) may directly cause cancerization of normal cells

A very interesting new study, which confirms the direct causal role LPS has in chronic inflammatory diseases,…

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PUFA required for periodontal disease, aspirin may help

It is common knowledge even among mainstream dentists that periodontal disease is caused by bacteria accumulating under…

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Endotoxin (LPS) causes rheumatoid arthritis…and COVID-19

A great new study, which is perhaps the first to directly point the finger at endotoxin as…

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Endotoxin (LPS) as a cause of liver disease, obesity and diabetes

The first article below is actually about praising fermented foods, which I don’t really agree with. So,…

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Blocking the endotoxin receptor (TLR4) may prevent / treat hearing loss

I did a post a few months ago on the connection between tinnitus and serotonin – i.e….