hepatic

Good preparation is half the digestion

In order to process ingested food efficiently, the body begins digestion as soon as it perceives the food. In the so-called cephalic phase, the production of…

Biomarker for oxidative stress plays a major role in hepatic inflammation

The combination of a nutrient rich, western diet and a lack of exercise is a lifestyle which can lead to serious health issues: Worldwide, the incidences of…

Aberrant mTOR Signaling Impairs Whole Body Physiology

Deregulation of mTOR signaling increases the risk of developing metabolic diseases such as diabetes, obesity and cancer. In the current issue of the journal…

Stem cells from umbilical cord used in the treatment of hepatic diseases

According to a scientific paper which will be shortly published in the renowned journal Cell Transplantation, human umbilical cord blood cells (HUCBCs) can be…

The Endocannabinoids: Functional Roles and Therapeutic Opportunities

Cannabis (marijuana) is the most widely produced plant-based illicit drug worldwide and the illegal drug most frequently used in Europe. Its use increased in…