Level of health in old age and levels of glutamine and amino acids

As life expectancy increases, the presence of chronic diseases and multimorbidity (presence of several chronic diseases) also increases. One of the current social and health challenges is that the “extra” years of life are lived in good health by the elderly. Some socio-demographic aspects such as age, sex or socio-economic level have been considered as … Read more

An antitumor drug against obesity?

Obesity is a global health problem. One of the most recurrent therapeutic strategies is that which proposes to stop the expansion of adipose tissue (body fat) at the moment when the precursor stem cells proliferate and transform into fat cells. The S6K1 protein plays an indispensable role in this process. A study conducted by the … Read more

Endling Analysis for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC

Analysis Available for Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, there are currently some 5,200 endangered species on the planet. At the same time, in Spain, we are experiencing the most devastating summer in memory in terms of forest fires. These are just two pieces … Read more

Banco Santander world leader in renewable energy financing

The group closed the first half as the world leader in the financing of renewable energy projects, with more than 2,400 million euros in 33 transactions, and a market share of 6.4%. These are the data provided by the classification of Infralogicaland it is that Banco Santander continues to make progress in achieving its objectives … Read more

We’re getting closer to being able to grow food in the dark

Its first results are encouraging. In the dark, the researchers grew lettuce tissue in a liquid suspension containing acetate, confirming that it can absorb and metabolize an externally supplied carbon source. And when they grew whole lettuce plants in the light (along with rice, canola, tomatoes, and other crop species), feeding them extra acetate, they … Read more

CRISPR technology: what is it and how can it help fight climate change?

The final frontier While engineering plants to funnel more carbon underground will be difficult, ensuring the carbon stays in the ground for the long term takes the project into uncharted scientific territory. “That’s the hardest part,” says Ringeisen. A complex community of microorganisms and fungi breaks down the carbon that plants deposit in the soil, … Read more

Telefónica and Liberty plan to buy TalkTalk in the UK for $3.6 billion

Telefónica and Liberty, the 50% owners of Virgin Media O2, the joint UK subsidiary of the two, are considering buying telecommunications company TalkTalk, according to Sky News. However, the British television channel indicates that negotiations have just started and that the operation could not be completed. In negotiations, TalkTalk would be valued at 3,600 million … Read more

How Vapers Help You Quit Smoking

Currently, there are many smokers in the world and more are being added every day. The problem is that cigarette harm is strong and everyday devastate the lives of those who consume it through lung disease, cancer, among others. One way to help those who want to kick the habit is through new devices called … Read more

They discover a new metabolic profile in patients with acute myeloid leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a pathology with high genetic, clinical and metabolic heterogeneity, which hinders the success of currently available therapeutic treatments. Specifically, internal tandem duplications of the FLT3 gene (FLT3-ITD+) are the most prevalent mutations in AML patients and are associated with high relapse rates. A recent study describes a specific metabolic adaptation … Read more

They discover a new metabolic profile in patients with acute myeloid leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a pathology with high genetic, clinical and metabolic heterogeneity, which hinders the success of currently available therapeutic treatments. Specifically, internal tandem duplications of the FLT3 gene (FLT3-ITD+) are the most prevalent mutations in AML patients and are associated with high relapse rates. A recent study describes a specific metabolic adaptation … Read more