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Effects of walnut consumption in cancer and cardiometabolic disease (2012)

Title:

Effects of walnut consumption in cancer and cardiometabolic disease

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Research Institution:

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Location:

Massachusetts

Researcher:

Christos Mantzoros

Project Description:

Dr. Mantzoros recently found that walnut consumption decreased the growth of colon cancer in mice. By looking at how habitual walnut consumption effects microRNA, small molecules that regulate gene expression, his new study will help us gain a more advanced understanding of these underlying mechanisms.

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