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Dignity Sciences Limited finds that orally administered DGLA distributes well to the skin resulting in high dermal bioavailability Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) July
It is something like the police force of our body: the immune system.
Resolvins are molecules naturally produced by the body from omega-3 fatty acids – a process that can be jumpstarted by common aspirin.
Researchers at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston have discovered a molecule that controls cells responsible for decreasing airway inflammation in asthma patients, and their discovery could lead to new treatments for the millions of Americans that suffer from the disease.
In “Mass Extinctions: Nature’s Spectacular Staging of Natural Selection” Julian Lieb, M.D provides evidence that “die-offs” or mass deaths are episodes of natural selection, caused by activation of enzymes of the arachidonic acid cascade.
Recent findings in mice suggest that blocking the production of small molecules produced in the body, known as epoxyeicosatrienoic acids (EETs), may represent a novel strategy for treating cancer by eliminating the blood vessels that feed cancer tumors.
A group of small molecules called EETs – currently under scrutiny as possible treatment targets for a host of cardiovascular diseases – may also drive the growth and spread of cancer.
Drugs that enhance levels of small molecules derived naturally in the body from a major component of animal fats (small molecules known as epoxyeicosatrienoic acids [EETs]) are currently in clinical trials for the treatment of high blood pressure and diabetes.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Resolvyx Pharmaceuticals (Resolvyx) and Celtic Therapeutics Holdings L.P.
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