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

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