fatty acid metabolism

Link between high-fat diets, type 2 diabetes clarified


April 12th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): A new study has clarified the link between high-fat diet and type 2 diabetes.A diet high in saturated fat is a key contributor to type 2 diabetes, a ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on metabolic vulnerability in TB and potential drug target


May 11th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College have shed light on a previously unrecognised aspect of fatty acid metabolism in tuberculosis (TB) that could potentially lead to new targets ... Read more...

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Fish oil ‘can help fight psychosis’


February 2nd, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Fish oil supplements can help prevent full-blown psychotic illness in individuals at extremely high risk of developing psychosis, claims a new study.The study has been published in the ... Read more...

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New therapeutic target for leukaemia identified


January 28th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Scientists from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Centre and The University of Texas Medical School at Houston have identified a potential new therapeutic target for ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug may help raise potency of cancer vaccines


June 5th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): An anti-diabetic drug can increase the potency of anti-cancer vaccines by boosting the immune system, a new study has found.Tests on mice, conducted by researchers at McGill University ... Read more...

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Widely used diabetes drug may improve cancer therapies


June 4th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): A widely used anti-diabetic drug, called metformin, may boost the immune system and increase the potency of vaccines and cancer treatments, say researchers at McGill University and the ... Read more...

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Anti-obesity drugs may help treat flu, hepatitis and HIV


September 29th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): A team of researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Centre and Princeton University has discovered that existing anti-obesity drugs can be used to treat infections like ... Read more...

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