More than HALF of over-16s gamble every year while millions are overweight or drink too much alcohol

NHS Digital data released today showed more than half (53 per cent) of adults spent money on betting in the last year in England. One in 10 men and one in 20 women admitted to drinking nearly every day.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Publication date: 15 January 2020Source: Life Sciences, Volume 241Author(s): Ekaterina Veniaminova, Margarita Oplatchikova, Lucien Bettendorff, Elena Kotenkova, Alexander Lysko, Ekaterina Vasilevskaya, Allan V. Kalueff, Liliya Fedulova, Aleksei Umriukhin, Klaus-Peter Lesch, Daniel C. Anthony, Tatyana StrekalovaAbstractAimsThe high sugar and lipid content of the Western diet (WD) is associated with metabolic dysfunction, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, and it is an established risk factor for neuropsychiatric disorders. Our previous studies reported negative effects of the WD on rodent emotionality, impulsivity, and sociabil...
Source: Life Sciences - Category: Biology Source Type: research
Conclusion: Based on the sequential extraction procedure, our results reveal the inhibitory effect of water eluate fraction of the ethyl acetate extract from dark tea and its synergistic effect with p38 inhibition on the growth of pancreatic cancer cells, in which ID1 is identified as a downstream effector. This sheds insights into the physiological relevance of specific fraction of dark tea to tumorigenesis in pancreatic cancer.
Source: Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 12 December 2019Source: Prostaglandins &Other Lipid MediatorsAuthor(s): Rodolfo Quintana Castro, Isaac Aguirre Maldonado, Ida Soto Rodríguez, Rosa A. Deschamps Lago, Peter Grube Pagola, Yolanda K. Urbina de Larrea, Victoria E. Juárez Rivera, Luis E. Ramos Manuel, Alfonso Alexander AguileraAbstractObesity is considered a global epidemic and is mainly associated with the development of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver (NAFLD). The pathogenesis between obesity and hepatic steatosis is partially known, but could involve differentiated or tissue...
Source: Prostaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators - Category: Lipidology Source Type: research
By ANISH KOKA, MD Bobby It took some doing, but I had finally made it to Bobby’s home. It was a rowhome tucked into one of those little side streets in the city that non-city folks wouldn’t dream of driving down. As I step in, I’m met by the usual set up – wooden steps that hug the right side of the wall leading up to the second floor.  Bobby certainly hasn’t made it up to the second floor in some time. At the moment she is sitting in her hospital bed in the living room. The bed is the focal point to a room stuffed to the gills with all manners of stuff. At least three quarters o...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Medical Practice Patients Physicians Anish Koka social injustice Source Type: blogs
Obesity is a prevalent predisposing factor to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the most common chronic liver disease in the developed world. NAFLD spectrum of disease involves progression from steatosis (NAFL), to steatohepatitis (NASH), cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Despite clinical and public health significance, current FDA approved therapies for NAFLD are lacking in part due to insufficient understanding of pathogenic mechanisms driving disease progression. The etiology of NAFLD is multifactorial. The induction of both systemic and tissue inflammation consequential of skewed immune cell metabo...
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Abstract Liver has numerous critical metabolic functions including lipid metabolism, which is usually dysregulated in obesity, the metabolic syndrome, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Increasing evidence indicates bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) play an important role in adipogenesis and thermogenic balance in adipogenic progenitors and adipose tissue. However, the direct impact of BMPs on hepatic steatosis and possible association with NAFLD are poorly understood. Here, we found that BMP4 was up-regulated in oleic acid-induced steatosis and during the development of high fat diet (HFD)-induced NA...
Source: Aging - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Tags: Aging (Albany NY) Source Type: research
(Natural News) In 2015, research has stated that about 5.2 percent of new cancer diagnoses could be directly attributed to poor diets and excess body weight. This puts lackluster nutrition on par with alcohol consumption as cause for cancer diagnoses. With over 60 percent of Americans being overweight, this presents a serious problem that needs to be addressed immediately. While...
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Abstract Liver plays an essential role in regulating lipid metabolism, and chronically disturbed hepatic metabolism may cause obesity and metabolic syndrome, which may lead to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Increasing evidence indicates long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) play an important role in energy metabolism. Here, we investigated the role of lncRNA H19 in hepatic lipid metabolism and its potential association with NAFLD. We found that H19 was up-regulated in oleic acid-induced steatosis and during the development of high-fat diet (HFD)-induced NAFLD. Exogenous overexpression of H19 in hepatocytes in...
Source: J Cell Mol Med - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: J Cell Mol Med Source Type: research
ConclusionsChildren with obesity and increased liver transaminases as surrogates of NAFLD should be screened for T2DM.
Source: Pediatric Obesity - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH Source Type: research
DiscussionThis overview will assess current evidence from systematic reviews for the association between cadmium exposure and risk of T2DM and other metabolic morbidities. This overview may be helpful for policy-makers and healthcare teams aiming to mitigate T2DM risk in populations at risk of cadmium exposure.Systematic review registrationPROSPERO CRD42019125956
Source: Systematic Reviews - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
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