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Alcohol and thiamine deficiency together: a dangerous combination?
...be more detrimental than helpful. "When you have a surplus
of thiamine," he explained, "you have the capacity to induce magnesium deficiencies, which have been linked to a number of alcohol's negative effects." He conjectured that thiamine-induced magnesium deficiency could be the root cause of a new sensit...
Researchers Identify And Isolate First Gene For A Form Of Insulin-Dependent Diabetes
... islets and neurons. This process normally removes surplus
ordefective cells. The intact WFS1 protein, therefore, may be essential for isletand neuronal cell life, preventing these cells from succumbing to programmedcell death. "Some of these molecules keep the cell alive, and when they are mutated,t...
Not Just What You Eat That Affects Risk For Heart Disease And Stroke; Your Genes Influence How Much Damage High-Fat Diet Causes
... obese. "Similarly, when exposed to a caloric surplus
for long periods of time,there are individuals who are at greater risk of experiencing detrimentalalterations in the regulation of their blood cholesterol levels," he said. Breslow, senior scientist at the laboratory of biochemical genetics andm...
Subtle Biotic Changes Have Big Environmental Impact
...ays underwater. Usually, these processes lead to a surplus
of carbon dioxide in lakes. Excess carbon in a lake is released as a gas, carbon dioxide, to the atmosphere. When there is a deficit of carbon dioxide, however, lakes draw the gas directly from the atmosphere. Working on an isolated, undeveloped...