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Low Levels Of Serine Linked To Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 4 February 2023
Low Levels Of Serine Linked To Peripheral Neuropathy
A new study published Jan. 25 in Nature by researchers from the Salk Institute showed that low levels of the amino acid serine put diabetic mice at risk for developing peripheral neuropathy. The scientists are now using their findings to develop a test that can indicate whether a patient could benefit from serine supplementation. To test this hypothesis, scientists fed mice a serine-free diet combined with either a low-fat or high-fat diet for 12 months. A control group was also part of the ...
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B Vitamins For Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 11 November 2021
B Vitamins For Peripheral Neuropathy
Neuropathy is damage or dysfunction of one or more nerves that typically results in numbness, tingling, muscle weakness and pain in the affected area. Neuropathies frequently start in your hands and feet, but other parts of your body can be affected too. Neuropathy, often called peripheral neuropathy, indicates a problem within the peripheral nervous system. Your peripheral nervous system is the network of nerves outside your brain and spinal cord. Your brain and spinal cord make up your ...
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