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- Antioxidant deficiency implicated in pancreatitis
... . Now researchers at the University Hospital of Wales report that people suffering from chronic pancreatitis have much lower blood plasma levels of antioxidants than do healthy people. The researchers measured the levels of selenium, vitamin-A, vitamin-E, beta-carotene, xanthine, beta-cryptoxanthine
03/02/04, 4303 bytes
- Antioxidants help prevent Alzheimer's disease
- Antioxidants help prevent Alzheimer's disease ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS. There is increasing evidence that oxidative stress plays an important role in the initiation and progression of Alzheimer's disease. Dutch researchers have just released the results of a major study aimed at determining if dietary
03/02/04, 3947 bytes
- Antioxidants help prevent side effect of chemotherapy
- Antioxidants help prevent side effect of chemotherapy NEW YORK, NY. Chemotherapy is associated with a significant increase in free radical activity, which, in turn, can overwhelm the body's natural antioxidant defenses. Researchers at Columbia University have just completed a study to determine if
01/09/05, 5854 bytes
- Parkinson's Disease: Is Victory in Sight?
... in particular were the result of oxidative stress(13,14). Numerous studies have shown that Parkinson's disease victims have low levels of natural antioxidants (glutathione and superoxide dismutase) and high levels of iron in the substantia nigra areas of their brains. It is believed that iron helps
03/27/04, 27147 bytes
- Crohn's disease and antioxidants
- Crohn's disease and antioxidants TORONTO, CANADA. Previous work carried out at the University of Toronto and the Toronto General Hospital has shown that Crohn's disease (CD) patients are under increased oxidative stress and have lower antioxidant levels than do healthy controls. Now the medical researchers
03/02/04, 4322 bytes
- Antioxidants and peripheral arterial disease
- Antioxidants and peripheral arterial disease ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS. Peripheral arterial disease is a manifestation of atherosclerosis in the lower limbs and is considered to be a precursor of intermittent claudication. Peripheral arterial disease is diagnosed by measuring systolic blood pressure
03/02/04, 4277 bytes
- Antioxidants counteract effects of fatty meals
- Antioxidants counteract effects of fatty meals BALTIMORE, MARYLAND. The formation of fatty plaques and scar tissue in the arteries (atherosclerosis) is a crucial first step in the development of heart disease. The development of atherosclerosis in turn is intimately connected with high blood cholesterol
11/21/05, 5425 bytes
- Prostate cancer and antioxidants
- Prostate cancer and antioxidants BALTIMORE, MARYLAND. There is growing evidence that certain micronutrients, more specifically antioxidants, may help prevent some forms of cancer. Selenium, for example, has been found highly effective in preventing prostate cancer. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins
03/02/04, 4248 bytes
- HIV/AIDS patients lack antioxidants
- HIV/AIDS patients lack antioxidants TORONTO, CANADA. Medical researchers at the Toronto Hospital and the University of Toronto report that patients with HIV/AIDS suffer more oxidative stress and have weaker antioxidant defense systems than do healthy people. Their study involved 49 non-smoking HIV
11/21/05, 4834 bytes
- NEWSBRIEF – OCTOBER 1999
- NEWSBRIEF - Antioxidants protect against Alzheimer's disease. Researchers at the Harvard Medical School have discovered that the beta-amyloid deposits so characteristic of Alzheimer's disease are powerful generators of hydrogen peroxide when in the presence of iron and copper. Excessive hydrogen peroxide
03/02/04, 3029 bytes