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2012-07-23 20:48:38

A new and powerful class of antioxidants could one day be a potent treatment for Parkinson's disease.

2012-07-20 01:57:39

Why do we age, and what makes some of us live longer than others?

2012-06-21 22:57:55

Scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a new type of anti-inflammatory compound that may be useful in treating a wide range of conditions, including neurodegenerative and autoimmune diseases.

2012-06-19 11:23:40

In Huntington's disease, abnormally long strands of glutamine in the huntingtin (Htt) protein, called polyglutamines, cause subtle changes in cellular functions that lead to neurodegeneration and death.

2012-06-19 11:10:05

A new study shows that the compound Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ) reduces oxidative damage, a key finding that hints at its potential to slow the progression of Huntington disease.

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2012-05-29 20:14:01

NASA has been in the field of space sciences for 53-years, but the space agency may be diving into the world of cosmetics unexpectedly.

2012-05-28 05:35:49

A new study shows that oxidative stress may put obese patients at an increased risk of developing kidney damage after heart surgery.

2012-05-25 10:40:01

Acute kidney injury affects 5% to 30% of heart surgery patients.

Potential Dark Side To Diets High In Beta-Carotene
2012-05-01 12:08:08

New research suggests that there could be health hazards associated with consuming excessive amounts of beta-carotene .

2012-04-26 10:18:15

Government regulators and the scientific community should work to ensure that they give clear guidance to the public about dietary supplements and cancer risk.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • 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."]