Dr. Damian Jacenik from the University of Lodz is studying a group of receptors that may be responsible for the development of intestinal diseases. One of these proteins is found in clearly higher amounts in the colon of patients with ulcerative colitis and inflammatory cancers. This receptor may be involved in the regulation of inflammation.
Physical effort benefits not only the body, but also the mind, because it "rejuvenates" the nervous system, says biologist and trainer Dr. Anita Florkowska. She explains that endurance training (cardio) is better than strength training when it comes to maintaining a healthy nervous system.
If a cell evolves into cancer for reasons other than a genetic mutation, this process can be reversed. Epigenetics deals with such research. Scientists already have methods for early detection of civilization diseases caused by epigenetic factors, e.g. diet, inactivity and pollution. Diabetes, Alzheimer`s disease, cancer are their current targets.