Infection with the hepatitis C virus causes viral genotype-specific differences in cholesterol metabolism and hepatic steatosis

Via Peters

Patients Participants with chronic HCV infection were recruited at two centres: Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Imperial College London. All participants gave written, informed consent and the study had ethical approval (Northumberland REC 07/H0902/45 and Fife and Forth Valley REC 07/S0501/21). The research was performed in accordance with the relevant guidelines/regulations set out […]

Metabolism and risk – The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health

Via Peters

Metabolic epidemics have been building for decades. They haven’t created sudden and disruptive effects, but their prevalence is vast, they pose risks for cardiovascular health and premature death, and multiple interventions have been advocated—and yet they remain epidemics. Attention has focussed on the epidemics of childhood obesity and diabetes, but […]

Reducing copper alters breast cancer metabolism

Via Peters

Depleting copper levels may reduce the production of energy that cancer cells need to travel and establish themselves in other parts of the body by a process referred to as metastasis, according to a new study by investigators from Weill Cornell Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). The […]