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A research group from the Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Fragoso presented new study findings at the Experimental Biology 2012 conference in San Diego that described a connection between drinking alcohol and being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Nutri-Med Logic Corp. states that nutritional benefits of soy, for the liver health improvement, in the cases of alcohol-induced accumulation of fat in the liver, arises from the Poly-enyl-phosphatidylcholine (PPC) portion of the soy and not the soy protein per se.
Alcohol abuse is a leading cause of liver cirrhosis in Mexico. Given that genetics likely play a role in high rates of alcoholic liver disease, researchers analyzed the polymorphisms of alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH1B), aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH2) and cytochrome P4502E1 (CYP2E1) in two groups in Mexico: the Mestizos, those with mixed genes, and the Huichols, an indigenous group with no racial admixture.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.