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    Osteoarthritis (OA) Is Driven By Endotoxin, Can Be Completely Reversed

    Unlike rheumatoid arthritis (RA), its "cousin" known as osteoarthritis (OA) is not generally believe to be due to chronic inflammation. The official cause of OA is "unknown" (just like RA) but often cited factors include genetics, excess weight, and advanced age. The study below points the...
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    Glycine Is An Endotoxin (TLR4) Antagonist

    We can now add glycine to the substances that inhibit endotoxin or its effects. The endotoxin antagonism probably explains a good deal of glycine's protective effects on the liver from all sorts of assaults, but especially ethanol/alcohol (which is a known TLR4 agonist). The in-vivo study used a...
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    Fat Droplets In Cells Part Of Antibacterial System

    A novel role for lipid droplets in the organismal antibacterial response
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