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    Restoring Glucose Metabolism May Treat Crohn's Disease (CD)

    As my readers know, the role of metabolism in the initiation and progression of cancer is enjoying renewed interest, after more than a century of neglect and deliberate suppression. One of the promising drugs that target metabolic pathways is dichloroacetate (DCA). The main mechanism of action...
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    The Anti-cancer Chemical DCA May Treat Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

    Over the last 2 years, I posted a few studies on the stress-induced origins of CFS as well as some of details about the pathology such as downregulated activity of the enzyme PDH. That enzyme is crucial for proper glucose metabolism and is downregulated in many other conditions, especially...
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    Majority Of Cancer Patients Have Vitamin B1 (thiamine) Deficiency

    This is a great study since it directly highlights the metabolic connection between excess lactic acid and cancer. Thiamine deficiency results in lactic acid buildup, and all cancer patients have excess lactic acid due to the Warburg effect. foodconsumer.org - Cancer patients may need thiamine...
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