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2014-05-07 10:11:30

An antioxidant that targets specific cell structures—mitochondria—may be able to reverse some of the negative effects of aging on arteries, reducing the risk of heart disease, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder. When the research team gave old mice—the equivalent of 70- to 80-year-old humans—water containing an antioxidant known as MitoQ for four weeks, their arteries functioned as well as the arteries of mice with an equivalent human age of just 25 to...

2014-05-05 23:03:59

According to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder, an antioxidant that targets specific cell structures—mitochondria—may be able to reverse some of the negative effects of aging on arteries, reducing the risk of heart disease. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 An antioxidant that targets specific cell structures—mitochondria—may be able to reverse some of the negative effects of aging on arteries, reducing the risk of heart disease, according to a new study by the...

2014-04-28 12:17:35

The discovery of an unknown cellular pathway has helped scientists and physicians better understand end-stage liver disease and offers a potential target for new therapeutics A team of researchers in the University of Arizona's College of Pharmacy has discovered a molecular pathway that could be key to creating new therapeutics that would slow or even reverse the progression of end-stage liver disease. Although cirrhosis of the liver is most commonly associated with alcohol or drug...

2014-04-15 23:03:05

TesTme Kit spokesman Kevin Sorbo to appear in San Antonio to share how he is working with Fluitec, world renowned experts in measuring antioxidants in machinery, to help humans understand and use the same technology to monitor oxidative stress in their own bodies. Sorbo and Fluitec will exhibit at Noria's Reliable Plant Show to help educate and encourage industrial professionals to use the TesTme Kit to promote corporate and personal wellness. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014...

2014-04-15 23:02:05

The TesTME Kit, a revolutionary new iconsumer product for measuring, monitoring and managing antioxidant levels in the human body, is gaining attention from retail giants in pharmacy, health and fitness. With Hercules star Kevin Sorbo as spokesman, New-Jersey-based Fluitec LLC, the developer of the TesTME Kit, is rolling out a series of TV and social media commercials and finalizing plans for its retail launch later this spring. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Jersey City based...

2014-04-08 12:32:42

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ads touting testosterone replacement therapy are ubiquitous on radio and television. But medical research has determined that its success at enhancing libido may come at a price. Researchers at University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth report that while testosterone replacement therapy can damage brain health in some Caucasian men, Mexican-Americans appear to be protected from negative effects of the sex...

2014-03-24 20:23:30

In the news release, Antioxidant Shows Promise in Supporting Treatment for Lou Gehrig's Disease, issued 24-Mar-2014 over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the source being attributed should be "The Center of Free Radical and Biomedical Research" rather than "MitoQ Limited"; and the headline should read "Antioxidant Shows Promise in Fight Against Lou Gehrig's Disease" rather than "Antioxidant Shows Promise in Supporting Treatment for Lou Gehrig's Disease" as originally issued...

2014-03-24 08:27:10

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at The Center of Free Radical and Biomedical Research at Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica in Uruguay today announced the discovery that the antioxidant MitoQ prolonged the lifespan and health-span of mice suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-like (ALS) disease, and successfully improved functional parameters related to muscular strength and reversed mitochondrial damage in nervous and muscle...

2014-01-30 23:27:47

Kevin Sorbo and Fluitec Consumer Products are working together to help consumers understand and measure antioxidants to better manage their health and lives. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Fluitec Consumer Products, LLC announced today that actor Kevin Sorbo, who is best known for his television portrayal of Hercules, and Fluitec have reached an agreement for Sorbo to become partial owner and spokesperson for the company’s recently introduced antioxidant testing kit,...

2014-01-06 08:26:22

Research collaborations advance company goal of incorporating RedoxSYS(TM) oxidation-reduction potential platform into clinical practice and broaden the scope of applications in the critical care setting GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced that subsidiary Luoxis has entered into research agreements with Western Galilee Medical Center (Nahariya, Israel) and the University of Thessaly (Larissa, Greece)....


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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