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Antioxidants are substances that protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals (unstable molecules made by the process of oxidation during normal metabolism). Free radicals may play a part in cancer, heart disease, stroke, and other diseases of aging. Antioxidants include beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamins A, C, and E, and other natural and manufactured substances.
Study finds mitochondrial DNA damage in Veterans with Gulf War illness

Study finds mitochondrial DNA damage in Veterans with Gulf War illness

Migraine attacks may actively protect and repair the brain from oxidative stress

Migraine attacks may actively protect and repair the brain from oxidative stress

Nutrition-related strategies may modify inflammation of aging, report reveals

Nutrition-related strategies may modify inflammation of aging, report reveals

Black tea may promote weight loss and offer other health benefits

Black tea may promote weight loss and offer other health benefits

Researchers look for ways to prevent chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment

Researchers look for ways to prevent chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment

TSRI scientists developed new strategy to discover novel anti-cancer therapies

TSRI scientists developed new strategy to discover novel anti-cancer therapies

Reducing antioxidant levels in the colon may have positive effect on GI inflammation

Reducing antioxidant levels in the colon may have positive effect on GI inflammation

Scientists use BR nanoparticles to develop photoacoustic imaging and photothermal cancer therapy

Scientists use BR nanoparticles to develop photoacoustic imaging and photothermal cancer therapy

Researchers discover mechanism of drug resistance for ovarian and breast cancer cells

Researchers discover mechanism of drug resistance for ovarian and breast cancer cells

UTMB scientists gain new insights into factors that lead to preterm birth

UTMB scientists gain new insights into factors that lead to preterm birth

New man-made antioxidant could help improve success rates of cell-based therapies

New man-made antioxidant could help improve success rates of cell-based therapies

Studies aim to better understand potential health benefits of red raspberries

Studies aim to better understand potential health benefits of red raspberries

Research: Avocado consumption may lead to improved cognitive function in healthy older adults

Research: Avocado consumption may lead to improved cognitive function in healthy older adults

Variations in ancient mitochondrial DNA may play key role in predisposition to ASD

Variations in ancient mitochondrial DNA may play key role in predisposition to ASD

Natural ways to support a healthy liver

Natural ways to support a healthy liver

Positive effects of ‘superfoods’ on people’s health

Positive effects of ‘superfoods’ on people’s health

New drug may limit disease progression, provide better symptom relief to Parkinson's patients

New drug may limit disease progression, provide better symptom relief to Parkinson's patients

Hydrogel-based capsules may help patients adhere to medications

Hydrogel-based capsules may help patients adhere to medications

First in-car study of rush hour pollution finds alarming results

First in-car study of rush hour pollution finds alarming results

Daily tomato consumption may cut skin cancer by half, mouse study shows

Daily tomato consumption may cut skin cancer by half, mouse study shows