Latest Free radicals Stories

2011-02-28 14:34:25

Fear of free radicals may be exaggerated, according to scientists from Karolinska Institutet.

2011-01-21 07:47:28

Couples who have trouble conceiving could find help from antioxidants such as vitamin E and zinc, according to a new review of more than 30 studies.

2010-07-21 12:24:23

By swapping out one specific hydrogen atom for an isotope twice as heavy, researchers have increased the shelf life and detection ability of fluorescent probes that are essential to studying a variety of inflammatory diseases, including cancer and atherosclerosis.

2010-06-23 08:25:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OXIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS, Paris: OXI), announced today the appointment of Dr. Okezie Aruoma as President of its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr.

2009-11-16 08:05:00

Researchers at Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed microscopic polymer beads that can deliver an antioxidant enzyme made naturally by the body into the heart.

2009-09-03 23:30:00

With all the hype about beneficial antioxidants in everything from face cream to cereal bars, you'd think their targets—oxygen radicals—must be up to no good. It's true, the buildup of oxygen radicals and other reactive oxygen species (ROS) in cells contributes to aging and possibly to diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's.

2009-05-29 08:05:14

Oxidative stress has been linked to aging, cancer and other diseases in humans. Paradoxically, researchers have suggested that small exposure to oxidative conditions may actually offer protection from acute doses.

2009-01-23 09:46:01

Brown University researchers have identified a cellular mechanism that could someday help fight the aging process.

2008-10-01 09:00:49

LifeVantage Corporation (OTCBB: LFVN), maker of Protandim(R), will hold a conference call on October 7, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. PT (1:00 p.m. ET) to discuss its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 financial and operating results. Interested parties may listen to the call by dialing 800-218-0204.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]