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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.
Compound that may help delay onset of Alzheimer’s can be produced in baker’s yeast

Compound that may help delay onset of Alzheimer’s can be produced in baker’s yeast

Researchers analyze levels of spicy compounds in chili peppers during ripening

Researchers analyze levels of spicy compounds in chili peppers during ripening

Anti-inflammatory agents can safely, effectively reduce symptoms of major depression

Anti-inflammatory agents can safely, effectively reduce symptoms of major depression

Eating one avocado a day associated with lower levels of LDL

Eating one avocado a day associated with lower levels of LDL

Alder bark may be great source of anti-aging and anti-disease natural antioxidants

Alder bark may be great source of anti-aging and anti-disease natural antioxidants

New nanoenzyme may help increase anti-tumor immunity

New nanoenzyme may help increase anti-tumor immunity

Long-term exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment impairs brain function in mice

Long-term exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment impairs brain function in mice

Researchers identify new mechanism by which cancer cells become resistant to ferroptosis

Researchers identify new mechanism by which cancer cells become resistant to ferroptosis

'Flamenco-style' dancing molecule could form the basis for new longer-lasting sunscreen

'Flamenco-style' dancing molecule could form the basis for new longer-lasting sunscreen

Adding plant-based compound to gene therapy could improve treatment outcomes

Adding plant-based compound to gene therapy could improve treatment outcomes

Study explains why some people who take heart medication develop sore, aching muscles

Study explains why some people who take heart medication develop sore, aching muscles

Coffee beans show promise in fighting inflammation, insulin resistance

Coffee beans show promise in fighting inflammation, insulin resistance

Simple diet supplement from tomatoes can improve sperm quality

Simple diet supplement from tomatoes can improve sperm quality

Vitamin C improves survival rate in sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)

Vitamin C improves survival rate in sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)

UTA researchers pursuing groundbreaking treatment for healing cranial injuries

UTA researchers pursuing groundbreaking treatment for healing cranial injuries

Mystery underlying cardiac toxicity caused by diabetes drugs solved

Mystery underlying cardiac toxicity caused by diabetes drugs solved

Green tea compound shows promise in tackling antibiotic resistance

Green tea compound shows promise in tackling antibiotic resistance

Delivery of drugs within the brain can be improved by utilizing LAT1

Delivery of drugs within the brain can be improved by utilizing LAT1

Research: Protein complex represents a new metabolic target for liver cancer

Research: Protein complex represents a new metabolic target for liver cancer

Onion and garlic may reduce risk of breast cancer

Onion and garlic may reduce risk of breast cancer