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2013-10-16 08:59:41

Bone is constantly being broken down and remodeled. Osteoporosis results when bone resorption outpaces bone regeneration. Production of reactive oxygen species, a form of oxidative stress, has been predicted to promote bone loss, but a source of reactive oxygen is unknown. In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Katrin Schröder and colleagues at Goethe-University identify a relationship between NADPH oxidase 4 (NOX4), an enzyme that promotes reactive oxygen species...

2013-10-14 09:24:31

University of Utah researchers have found that deficiency of an antioxidant response protein called nuclear erythroid-2 like factor-2 (Nrf2) delays or prevents hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a type of a heart failure in which the heart muscle grows abnormally thick. This new finding, published in the Oct. 1, 2013, issue of Cardiovascular Research, suggests that restoring the normal balance of reduction-oxidation chemical reactions in the body could prevent heart disease and other conditions...

2013-10-01 23:02:03

Kirkman® releases new product Antioxidant/Cell Protect - Hypoallergenic in both its consumer and professional product lines. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Kirkman®, a manufacturer known for the purity of its nutritional supplements, has just released a new product, Antioxidant/Cell Protect – Hypoallergenic. Antioxidants are an integral part of the disease fighting process and protect the body from dangerous free radicals that invade the cells and cause illness. This...

Niacin Could Help You Live A Long And Healthy Life
2013-09-30 11:16:26

ETH-Zurich The vitamin niacin has a life-prolonging effect, as Michael Ristow has demonstrated in roundworms. From his study, the ETH-Zurich professor also concludes that so-called reactive oxygen species are healthy, not only disagreeing with the general consensus, but also many of his peers. Who would not want to live a long and healthy life? A freely available food supplement could help in this respect, scientists from ETH Zurich have demonstrated in roundworms. Vitamin B3 – also...

2013-09-17 23:22:26

Reboot’s revolutionary formula reduces oxidative stress, can slow the aging process, and boosts wellbeing. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Researchers have just confirmed the unique efficacy of Reboot. Of all the antioxidant supplements out there, like Vitamin C or generic botanical blends, only Reboot has been clinically tested with a placebo human study and proven to increase the body’s natural defenses against the cell and DNA damage associated with aging. Researchers...

2013-08-29 23:32:06

September is Healthy Aging Month and a new research study points to genetics and lifestyle factors as critical to a healthy lifespan, announced Ethical Alternative products, supplier of premium products for countering oxidative stress and maintaining healthy joints. Wyckoff, NJ (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 A new research study conducted by Serena Dato et al.*, and published in the August 2013 issue of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, cites oxidative stress as both the cause and...

2013-05-28 23:02:00

AGE DEFYING formula combines antioxidants to combat aging through genetic nutrition. Long Island, N.Y. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Spa and Wellness industry leader Petronely Grindea and LifeBotanica are proud to announce their latest and most revolutionary anti-aging supplement, AGE DEFYING. It is the first supplement of its kind, targeting the biological causes of aging by combating oxidation using a scientifically tested cocktail of antioxidants. Using ResVinol, Grape Seed Extract 95% OPC and...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'