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Feed a cold -- starve a tumor

The condition tuberous sclerosis, due to mutation in one of two tumor suppressor genes, TSC1 or TSC2, causes the growth of non-malignant tumors throughout the body and skin. These tumors can be unsightly and cause serious ...

Oct 21, 2011
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Maternal fat has negative impact on embryo development

Exposing eggs to high levels of saturated fatty acids – as commonly found in the ovaries of obese women and those with Type II diabetes – compromises the development of the embryo, according to new research published ...

Aug 17, 2011
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Omega-6 PUFAs and risk of cardiovascular disease

A new Science Advisory report from the American Heart Association recommends that omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), as found in vegetable oils, nuts and seeds, are beneficial when part of a heart-healthy eating ...

Jan 30, 2009
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