Heather R. Johnson

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According to the study, individuals with alcohol use disorder (AUD) show elevated brain metabolism of acetate at the expense of glucose. The study authors hypothesized that a shift in energy substrates during withdrawal may contribute to withdrawal severity
and neurotoxicity in AUD and that a ketogenic diet may mitigate these effects.

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With no conclusive preclinical diagnostic test for Parkinson disease, diagnosis is achieved primarily through observations by a physician of the decline in motor functions. And while studies of sebum are commonplace in dermatological conditions, sebum as a biofluid has rarely been used in disease diagnostics.