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  • Brain insulin resistance linked to Alzheimer’s, diabetes

    New York: Alzheimer’s disease impairs insulin signalling in the brain, making a person with the most common form of dementia more likely to develop diabetes, suggests a new research conducted in mice.

  • Kidneys’ innate clock affects body’s metabolic processes

    London: An internal clock within the kidneys plays an important role in maintaining balance within the body, a new study has found. The Circadian clock or the roughly 24-hour biological cycle help cells, tissues, organs, and whole organisms follow daily rhythms based on light-dark cycles as the earth rotates.

  • Study shows how oxygen can kill DNA

    Moscow: A new study by an international team of scientists has revealed conditions under which a body produces more superoxide — a dangerous form of oxygen with the capability to destruct DNA.

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    High-protein diet lowers blood pressure too

    London: Eating high-levels of certain proteins found in meat and plant-based foods can lower blood pressure and arterial stiffness leading to better heart health, a study has found. Eating foods rich in amino acids – building blocks of proteins – could be as good for your heart as stopping smoking or physical exercise – researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) found.