Tag: inflammation

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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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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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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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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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Aspirin may treat pancreatitis…and other fibrotic conditions

While most of medicine’s attention is focused on acute pancreatitis (AP) since AP is often deadly, rates…

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Mitochondrial debris (from stress/injury) causes “autoimmune” disease

After dancing around the issue for the last 10+ years, it looks like medicine is finally ready…

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Reductive stress drives pathogenesis and progression of tuberculosis

I am posting this study b/c it is one of the few I have seen lately demonstrating…

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Low-dose aspirin may prevent most dementias (even Alzheimer’s)

Over the last couple of months, a few studies came out arguing (again) that aspirin is not…

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PUFA metabolites may trigger diabetes type I

Type I diabetes is known as an autoimmune condition. Namely, for some “unknown” reason(s) the beta-cells of…

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Vitamin D can prevent, and even reverse, the cancerization process

The study is on ovarian cancer but I don’t see why its findings won’t apply to all…