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    Lactate: the ugly duckling of energy metabolism (Rabinowitz, 2020)

    Lactate: the ugly duckling of energy metabolism Rabinowitz JD, Enerbäck S Lactate, perhaps the best-known metabolic waste product, was first isolated from sour milk, in which it is produced by lactobacilli. Whereas microbes also generate other fermentation products, such as ethanol or acetone...
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    Aberrations in the Cross-Talks Among Redox, Nuclear Factor-κB, and Wnt/β-Catenin Pathway Signaling Underpin Myalgic Encephalomye... (Maes et al, 2022)

    Aberrations in the Cross-Talks Among Redox, Nuclear Factor-κB, and Wnt/β-Catenin Pathway Signaling Underpin Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Maes et al, 2022) Authors Michael Maes, Marta Kubera, Magdalena Kotańska Abstract There is evidence that chronic fatigue spectrum...
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    Red/Infrared light therapy, no equipment

    It is winter here, and on sunny days, when the midday sun streams across the carpet, I have been lying on cushions with the back of my head bathed by the sun. why? Sunlight is rich in red and infrared light preliminary research suggests these longer wavelengths of light support mitochondrial...
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    New study looking at oxidative stress

    https://www.pnas.org/content/118/34/e2024358118 I found this interesting because I got ME/CFS after doing those dumb Wim Hoff breathing exercises. I had mono a few months prior, and always assumed it was the mono that caused my illness…
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