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2011-05-16 20:54:59

An impaired ability to handle oxidative stress that arises from exposure to secondhand smoke and other environmental triggers may contribute to the development of asthma, according to results obtained from the Shanghai Women's Health Asthma and Allergy Study. The results of the study suggest regulating the body's antioxidant defense system may play an important role in asthma prevention. The study will be presented at the ATS 2011 International Conference. "We found that the host antioxidant...

2011-04-28 15:11:46

An individual's personality can have a big effect on their life. Some people are outgoing and gregarious while others find novel situations stressful which can be detrimental to their health and wellbeing. Increasingly, scientists are discovering that animals are no different. A new study led by Dr Kathryn Arnold, of the Environment Department at the University of York has added important experimental evidence showing that animal personalities are reflected in their oxidative stress profiles....

2011-03-18 06:45:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OXIS International, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS; Paris: OXI) will be conducting a conference call and webcast with investors on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern (8:00 a.m. Pacific). During the call Anthony Cataldo, Chief Executive Officer, and Bernie Landes, President, will review significant business developments, discuss the Company's growth strategy, and take questions from call attendees. Individuals interested in...

2011-03-14 16:44:05

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia research sheds light on prenatal influence of high-fat diets New biological research may be relevant to the effects of a mother's high-fat diet during pregnancy on the development of obesity in her children. An animal study at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia suggests that a high-fat, high-carbohydrate diet causes oxidative stress -- an excess of deleterious free radicals -- during pregnancy, predisposing the offspring to obesity and diabetes....

2011-03-10 07:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OXIS International, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS; Paris: OXI) today announced that it will hold a conference call with investors on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern (8:00 a.m. Pacific). During the call Anthony Cataldo, Chief Executive Officer, and Bernie Landes, President, will review significant business developments, discuss the Company's growth strategy, and take questions from call attendees. Individuals...

2011-02-15 19:35:13

Researchers from Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center have genetic evidence suggesting the antioxidant drugs currently used to treat lung disease, malaria and even the common cold can also help prevent and treat cancers because they fight against mitochondrial oxidative stress"”a culprit in driving tumor growth. For the first time, the researchers show that loss of the tumor suppressor protein Caveolin-1 (Cav-1) induces mitochondrial oxidative stress in the stromal micro-environment, a...

2011-02-14 07:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OXIS International, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS; Paris: OXI) today announced that Anthony Cataldo, Chief Executive Officer, and Bernie Landes, President, will present to investors as part of the Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates Life Sciences & Medical Technologies On-Line Forum on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 12:30 p.m. Eastern (9:30 a.m. Pacific). A webcast of the presentation will be accessible online on at the PrecisionIR...

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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. The research focused on men who were sub-fertile -- less fertile than average but still capable of making a baby -- and found that those who took antioxidants were more than four times as likely to impregnate their partners than those who did not take the supplements. The researchers did not go as far as to say that antioxidants actually...

2011-01-04 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeVantage Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LFVN), the maker of science-based solutions to oxidative stress, announced today that a new peer-reviewed study involving its flagship product, Protandim®, sponsored by the American Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health, was published in the scientific journal Free Radical Biology and Medicine. The study, conducted by researchers at The Ohio State University, examined...

2010-12-03 07:12:25

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Children with autism are much more likely to have deficits in their ability to produce cellular energy than typically developing children. The researchers found that cumulative damage and oxidative stress in mitochondria, the energy producer of the cell, could influence the onset and severity of autism, suggesting a strong link between autism and mitochondrial defects. The authors believe that lack of ability to fuel the brain neurons might lead to some of the...


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