Free Radical Biology and Medicine

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Vitamin E deficiency linked to embryo damage, death

Researchers for the first time have explained how deficient levels of vitamin E can cause neurologic damage to an embryo, failure to normally develop and ultimately death – a process that in women can be one cause of miscarriage.

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers identify food additive that may prevent skin cancer

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy have discovered that a compound found in the natural food additive annatto prevents the formation of cancer cells and skin damage from UV radiation in mice. In ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Radiation and pulmonary fibrosis

Radiation-induced pulmonary fibrosis—tissue scarring that can permanently impair lung function—limits the delivery of therapeutic radiation doses to non-small cell lung cancer.

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