Daily Archives: July 4, 2013

Exercise, Resilience , Anxiety and GABA : Implications for Autism

Exercise reorganizes the brain to be more resilient to stress http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S37/28/70Q72/ Physical activity reorganizes the brain so that its response to stress is reduced and anxiety is less likely to interfere with normal brain function, according to a research team … Continue reading

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Obesity , Gut Microbes and Cancer

Obesity-induced gut microbial metabolite promotes liver cancer through senescence secretome http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v499/n7456/full/nature12347.html?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20130704 Obesity has become more prevalent in most developed countries over the past few decades, and is increasingly recognized as a major risk factor for several common types of cancer1. … Continue reading

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mTOR pathway : New Research Findings

mTORC1 couples immune signals and metabolic programming to establish Treg-cell function http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature12297.html?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20130704 The mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR) pathway integrates diverse environmental inputs, including immune signals and metabolic cues, to direct T-cell fate decisions1. The activation of mTOR, which is … Continue reading

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