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Is red wine good for the hearts of type-2 diabetics? Researchers think so
(Natural News) Reach for the glass and pour yourself a few ounces: Red wine may actually be good for the hearts of type-2 diabetes patients. That’s what a new small, short-term study seemed to suggest. Resveratrol, an antioxidant and natural compound in red wine and red grape skins, was found to reduce arterial stiffness and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biologists from MSU discovered the carotenoid transfer between 2 proteins
(Lomonosov Moscow State University) Specialists from the biological faculty of Moscow State University have studied the way the photoactive orange carotenoid protein (OCP) exchanges carotenoid with proteins of similar structure. The discovery will boost the development of OCP-based antioxidant drugs aimed at protecting healthy cells during cancer treatment. The paper was published in the Biophysical Journal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 6, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mushroom Consumption and Incident Dementia Mushroom Consumption and Incident Dementia
Studies have shown that mushrooms possess anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Might eating mushrooms offer prevention against dementia?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Cold environment exacerbates brain pathology and oxidative stress following traumatic brain injuries: potential therapeutic effects of nanowired antioxidant compound h-290/51 - Sharma A, Muresanu DF, Lafuente JV, Sj öquist PO, Patnaik R, Ryan Tian Z, Ozkizilcik A, Sharma HS.
The possibility that traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurring in a cold environment exacerbates brain pathology and oxidative stress was examined in our rat model. TBI was inflicted by making a longitudinal incision into the right parietal cerebral cortex (2... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Why everyone and their dog should be looking into this powerful antioxidant
(Natural News) No one appreciates the feelings that are often associated with getting old. The tired aching body, failing memory, wrinkling skin, poor eyesight, and heart problems are enough to make anyone crave that feeling of being young again. The truth is, many great discoveries have been made over the years that have allowed people to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antioxidant Expert Answers Your Questions On Instant Coffee And Tea
Brewed, bottled, or instant, there is a coffee and tea that fits conveniently into anyone’s life. But do they all have the (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A New Skin Lightening Procedure Is Short on Evidence
Instead of bleaching creams, women who want lighter skin are now turning to a new treatment: injecting the antioxidant glutathione into their veins. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANERI PATTANI Tags: Skin Beauty (Concept) Cosmetics and Toiletries Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

Four coffees a day 'cuts the risk of dying early'
Spanish researchers, who tracked people aged 25 to 60 for a decade, believe the antioxidant plant compounds in coffee benefit the heart and ward off cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fund cheap supplement for degenerative eye disease, NHS urged
Antioxidant and zinc combo effective for slowing wet age-related macular degeneration Related items fromOnMedica Dementia risk no higher in people with AMD Age-Related Macular Degeneration First patient receives new treatment for AMD (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 25, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Supplement may slow vision loss in seniors with macular degeneration
An inexpensive over-the-counter antioxidant/zinc supplement that may help preserve vision in older people is also cost effective, a new study suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supplement May Help Against Vision-Robbing Disease in Seniors
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 23, 2017 -- An inexpensive over-the-counter antioxidant/zinc supplement that may help preserve vision in older people is also cost effective, a new study suggests. The combo pill has been dubbed the " Age-Related Eye Disease Study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 23, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hair loss diet: Eating THIS could slow down male pattern baldness
HAIR loss - also known as alopecia - in men is commonly an inherited type called male pattern baldness. However, eating antioxidant-rich blueberries could slow down its onset. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rhapsody in red violet
(Weizmann Institute of Science) A new study conducted at the Weizmann Institute of Science, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, has now opened the way to numerous potential uses of betalains, the highly nutritious red-violet and yellow pigments known for their antioxidant properties and commonly used as food dyes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 15, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Stroke warning: Overdosing on this supplement could cause brain bleeding
SUPPLEMENTS are widely used to boost a healthy diet, and vitamin E is often taken for its antioxidant benefits. However, in excess it can lead to a haemorrhagic stroke. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taking vitamin supplements will not prevent a common eye disease
Latest evidence published in the Cochrane Library suggests that taking vitamin supplements, such as vitamin E or beta-carotene, may not prevent the common eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD).  See additional resources at the bottom of this pageAge-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive and sight-threatening disease affecting the central area of the retina and affects large numbers of people across the world. Population-based studies suggest that in older people (80 years and older), approximately one in three people have early signs of the disease.There are numerous unanswered questions in ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 31, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: mumoquit at cochrane.org Source Type: news

Taking vitamin supplements may slow down the progression of a common eye disease
Latest evidence published in the Cochrane Library suggests that taking a multivitamin supplement that includes vitamin E, carotenoids (beta-carotene or lutein or zeaxanthin), vitamin C, and zinc may slow down the progression of the common eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD).See additional resources at the bottom of the pageAge-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive and sight-threatening disease affecting the central area of the retina and affects large numbers of people across the world. Population-based studies suggest that in older people (80 years and older), approximately one in three people...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 31, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: mumoquit at cochrane.org Source Type: news

Green Tea Compound May Protect Body And Brain
An antioxidant in green tea may counter the damaging effects of a bad diet. But this isn't license to eat junk. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 31, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Pigment Found in Chamomile, Parsley Kills Mesothelioma Cells
A yellowish pigment common to parsley, celery, chamomile tea, oranges and grapefruit may be the latest treatment for mesothelioma cancer, a new study shows. While numerous studies have demonstrated the anti-cancer and antioxidant properties of apigenin (API), the natural pigment found in these plants and vegetables, researchers recently tested it against malignant mesothelioma cells. Doctors at the University of Rome evaluated the anti-tumor activities of API in mice injected with mesothelioma cells. API inhibited malignant mesothelioma (MM) cell survival and activated cell death, known as apoptosis. Mice treated with AP...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - July 26, 2017 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Walter Pacheco Tags: apigenin benefits apigenin for cancer apigenin for mesothelioma new mesothelioma treatment Source Type: news

Multi-antioxidant nanoparticles to treat sepsis
(Institute for Basic Science) From the energy sector to biology, ceria-zirconia nanoparticles remove free radicals and improve survival in animal models. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 12, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

More evidence shows natural plant compound may reduce mental effects of aging
(Salk Institute) Salk scientists find benefits of antioxidant fisetin in mouse model of premature aging, Alzheimer's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Antioxidant may slow progression of multiple sclerosis
Lipoic acid reduced brain shrinkage in patients with SPMS by  68%, Portland researchers have found. In comparison, FDA-approved drug ocrelizumab showed reduction of just 18%. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Multiple sclerosis: Antioxidant may slow disease progression
Researchers reveal that lipoic acid - an over-the-counter antioxidant - helped to reduce whole brain atrophy in patients with secondary progressive MS. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Multiple Sclerosis Source Type: news

Study: Patients with MS may benefit from over-the-counter drug
A study by Oregon Health& Science University suggests over-the-counter antioxidant lipoic acid may improve the quality of life for multiple sclerosis patients. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Being overweight or smoking pregnant can cause babies to 'become old in the womb'
The Cambrige University researchers found giving mothers anti-oxidants, (health-boosting nutrients found in high levels in fruit and vegetables) may have an anti-ageing effect in their children. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anti-oxidant - Definition of Anti-Oxidant
Antioxidant - Definition of Antioxidant (Source: About.com Prostate Cancer)
Source: About.com Prostate Cancer - December 18, 2015 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: health Source Type: news

How To Live Smarter And Longer
The chances are you’re not getting enough of the right kind of fat in your diet. In fact, all of us are in the same boat, because it’s impossible to get enough of the kind of fat I’m talking about. As an anti-aging specialist, I make it a point to educate my patients about which nutrients will help them live a healthy, happy life for as long as possible. At the top of my list are the two of the most potent omega-3 fatty acids – eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, better known as EPA and DHA. These crucial omega-3 fats literally have the power to fend off old age. And they do it by resett...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - April 10, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr. Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Brain Health antioxidants cholesterol energy heart heart disease omega-3s telomeres Source Type: news

Milk might help people beat dementia with antioxidant that protects brain cells
Researchers at the University of Kansas Medical Center found a link between milk consumption and higher levels of an anti-oxidant which might minimise damage to brain cells. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antioxidant effect of resveratrol in the treatment of vascular dementia
Resveratrol, a polyphenolic compound, is synthesized in several plants and possesses beneficial biological effects, which include anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties. Resveratrol exhibits neuroprotective effects in models of many diseases, such as cerebral ischemia, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. However, there is a lack of data evaluating the effect of resveratrol in vascular dementia... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 8, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Antioxidant effect of resveratrol in the treatment of vascular dementia
(Neural Regeneration Research) Resveratrol, a polyphenolic compound, is synthesized in several plants and possesses beneficial biological effects, which include anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 4, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news