It's rubbed on the skin to reduce signs of aging and consumed by athletes to improve endurance but scientists now have the first evidence of one of vitamin E's normal body functions.
Medical research Dec 20, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (16) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The gut may need bacteria to provide a little bit of oxidative stress to stay healthy, new research suggests. Probiotic bacteria promote healing of the intestinal lining in mice by inducing ...
Medical research May 10, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Investigation by researchers from the University of Exeter and ETH Zurich has shed new light on a protein which is linked to a common neurological disorder called Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
Neuroscience May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The red in redheads' hair is thought to put them at increased risk of the dangerous skin cancer melanoma, even if they don't spend a lot of time in the sun, according to a new study.
Cancer May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 2 |
Tumor necrosis factor—normally an infection-fighting substance produced by the body—can actually heighten susceptibility to tuberculosis if its levels are too high. University of Washington TB researchers ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Resveratrol, a substance found in red grapes and red wine, may have the potential to protect against hearing and cognitive decline, according to a published laboratory study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Medical research Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Using two different compounds they developed, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have been able to show in animal models that inhibiting a specific enzyme protects heart cells and ...
Cardiology Feb 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A pair of University of Colorado Cancer Center studies published this month show that the milk thistle extract, silibinin, kills skin cells mutated by UVA radiation and protects against damage by UVB radiation – thus protecting ...
Cancer Jan 30, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In a new paper he regards "among my most important work since the double helix," Nobelist James Watson sets forth a novel hypothesis regarding the role of oxidants and antioxidants in cancers that are currently incurable, ...
Cancer Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) have found evidence that liver mitochondria in mice adapt to become better metabolizers of alcohol and increase in ...
Medical research Dec 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have discovered that the commonly used antidepressant drug paroxetine could also become a therapy for the vascular complications of diabetes.
Diabetes Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Two proteins are in a tug of war that determines how much the body makes of superoxide, a highly reactive and potentially destructive product of oxygen that's dramatically elevated in cardiovascular disease, ...
Cardiology Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Levels of the protein appoptosin in the brain skyrocket in Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury. Appoptosin is known for helping the body make heme, the molecule that carries iron in the blood. In a study published ...
Neuroscience Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Low antioxidant levels contribute to increased blood pressure during exercise for people with peripheral arterial disease, according to researchers at Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute.
Cardiology Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Newcastle University have revealed the mechanism by which neurons, the nerve cells in the brain and other parts of the body, age. The research, published today in Aging Cell, opens up new avenues of understanding ...
Neuroscience Sep 12, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 0 |