Lipids Present in Modern Western Diet May Trigger Inflammation, Colon Cancer

Lipids Present in Modern Western Diet May Trigger Inflammation, Colon Cancer
A new study entitled “Sphingosine-1-phosphatelyase down regulation promotes coloncarcinogenesis through STAT3-activatedmicroRNAs” discovered that a class of lipids present in our diet — sphingolipids — can promote or protect colon cancer depending on their metabolic fate, according to the study now published in the online October issue of The Journal of Clinical Investigation. While a connection between inflammation and cancer

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