Serotonin is linked to Heart Valve Disease

Serotonin is linked to Heart Valve Disease

Serotonin has not been directly linked to heart valve disease. However, serotonin is a neurotransmitter that affects many bodily functions, including blood pressure and heart…
Prediction of Two Common Heart Diseases

Prediction of Two Common Heart Diseases

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is a condition in which the coronary arteries, the blood vessels that supply oxygen and blood to the heart muscle, become…
Fast Food Consumption has been linked to Liver Disease

Fast Food Consumption has been linked to Liver Disease

There is some evidence suggesting a link between the frequent consumption of fast food and an increased risk of developing liver disease. High levels of…
Study Identifies an Obesity-related Risk factor for Diabetes

Study Identifies an Obesity-related Risk factor for Diabetes

Obesity is a major risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes. New research has identified a specific obesity-related trigger that can lead to…
Why is Male Obesity more Dangerous?

Why is Male Obesity more Dangerous?

Obesity is generally considered more dangerous for men because it is linked to a higher risk of developing certain health conditions, such as heart disease,…
The Influence of Genetics on the Response to Obesity Treatment

The Influence of Genetics on the Response to Obesity Treatment

Genetics can play a significant role in the response to treatment for obesity. Research has shown that certain genetic variations can affect a person’s metabolism,…
A New Drug May Finally Cure the “Incurable” Fatal Syndrome

A New Drug May Finally Cure the “Incurable” Fatal Syndrome

Alagille syndrome is a hereditary condition that primarily affects the liver but can have deadly consequences in other organs and systems as well. There is…
The Epigenetic Emergency Switch improves Infection Defense

The Epigenetic Emergency Switch improves Infection Defense

An epigenetic emergency switch is a mechanism by which cells can quickly adjust their gene expression in response to an infection or other stressor. This…
Stargardt Disease Researchers have identified a New Cause

Stargardt Disease Researchers have identified a New Cause

Stargardt disease is an inherited eye condition that causes vision loss in young people. It is caused by a genetic mutation that affects the retina,…
Urban Children’s Asthma Attacks are caused by Specific Outdoor Air Contaminants

Urban Children’s Asthma Attacks are caused by Specific Outdoor Air Contaminants

A study funded by the National Institutes of Health discovered that moderate levels of two outdoor air pollutants, ozone, and fine particulate matter, are associated…
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