Dementia breakthrough: Eating antioxidant-rich vegetables and fruits may protect you
EATING more leafy green vegetables and fruits including oranges and tangerines may protect against dementia, a study suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia Risk Tied to Antioxidant Levels
(MedPage Today) -- Dementia risk was linked with blood levels of certain antioxidants, an observational study showed. Higher serum levels of lutein+zeaxanthin and beta-cryptoxanthin -- two types of carotenoids -- were tied to a lower risk... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - May 4, 2022 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Compound found in kiwifruit could ‘prevent’ condition's progression
NON-ALCOHOLIC fatty disease plagues a high number of Western countries owing to poor dietary patterns and sedentary lifestyles. Although weight loss offers the best chance of reversing the condition, adding one powerful antioxidant to your diet could significantly lower the odds of NAFLD advancing. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: The warm drink shown to reduce risk of heart disease and cancer
TEA IS among the most popular warm drinks around the world. Common types of teas, such as black, green, and oolong tea are all made from the leaves of Camellia Sinensis. The brews all contain natural substances with antioxidant properties. Research suggests that these polyphenols may help reduce the risk of certain diseases and live a longer life. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The effects of L-carnitine supplementation on inflammatory factors, oxidative stress, and clinical outcomes in patients with sepsis admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU): study protocol for a double blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical
Discussion: Because of the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of L-carnitine, it is possible that using a high dose of 3000 mg daily of this nutritional supplement may reduce inflammation and oxidative stress and improve subsequent mortality of critically ill patients with sepsis. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Berries, Red Wine Linked to Lower Mortality in Parkinson's Disease Berries, Red Wine Linked to Lower Mortality in Parkinson's Disease
High intake of the antioxidant nutrients found in berries, apples, and red wine is associated with a reduced mortality risk in patients Parkinson ' s disease, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - January 26, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Tomato concentrate could help reduce chronic intestinal inflammation associated with HIV
New UCLA-led research in mice suggests that adding a certain type of tomato concentrate to the diet can reduce the intestinal inflammation that is associated with HIV. Left untreated, intestinal inflammation can accelerate arterial disease, which in turn can lead to heart attack and stroke.The findings provide clues to how the altered intestinal tract affects disease-causing inflammation in people with chronic HIV infection, suggesting that targeting the inflamed intestinal wall may be a novel way to prevent the systemic inflammation that persists even when antiviral therapy is effective in controlling a person ’s HIV.Th...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 11, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Three herbs to 'reduce and prevent' it - 'antioxidant' properties
HIGH blood pressure means your blood pressure is consistently too high, with the UK government suggesting that approximately one in four adults worldwide have high blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antioxidant agent protects DNA from ionizing radiation
N-acetylcysteine is a promising compound for protecting cells from DNA damag...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Low-dose CT works just as well as standard to diagnose appendicitis Most radiologists willing to perform PET/CT in pregnant women Body position on x-ray affects radiation dose in children Can 3D-printed shields protect patients during radiation therapy? Antioxidant formula halves DNA damage from CT (Source: Headlines)
Source: Headlines - November 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Are resistance training-induced BDNF in hemodialysis patients associated with depressive symptoms, quality of life, antioxidant capacity, and muscle strength? An insight for the muscle-brain-renal axis - Deus LA, Corr êa HL, Neves RVP, Reis AL, Honorato FS, Silva VL, Souza MK, de Araújo TB, de Gusmão Alves LS, Sousa CV, Reis TL, de Aguiar LS, Simões HG, Prestes J, Melo GF, Rosa TS.
BACKGROUND: Hemodialysis patients are suffering from depressive symptoms. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) levels are negatively associated with depressive symptoms and decrease during a single hemodialysis session. Resistance training (RT) might b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

University of Vermont Study Opens New Door for Mesothelioma Treatment
Researchers at the University of Vermont Cancer Center have uncovered a new approach to the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma, sparking a clinical trial that has opened with considerable anticipation. The trial involves RSO-021, a novel drug that works by inhibiting a tumor cell’s ability to manage its own toxic waste byproduct. “The key to the therapy is the universal vulnerability present in these cancer cells that our therapeutic approach interferes with,” University of Vermont professor Brian Cunniff, the study’s lead researcher, told The Mesothelioma Center at “These tumor cells...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - November 3, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Methamphetamine exacerbates pathophysiology of traumatic brain injury at high altitude. Neuroprotective effects of nanodelivery of a potent antioxidant compound H-290/51 - Sharma HS, Lafuente JV, Feng L, Muresanu DF, Menon PK, Castellani RJ, Nozari A, Sahib S, Tian ZR, Buzoianu AD, Sj öquist PO, Patnaik R, Wiklund L, Sharma A.
Military personnel are often exposed to high altitude (HA, ca. 4500-5000m) for combat operations associated with neurological dysfunctions. HA is a severe stressful situation and people frequently use methamphetamine (METH) or other psychostimulants to cop... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The UN Food Systems Summit and Some Issues of Concern
Conclusion The Food Systems Summit kicks off in New York on September 23 during the UN General Assembly High-Level Week. World leaders will come together to find common ground and form alliances that accelerate our way to realizing the SDGs in this remaining decade of action before 2030 is upon us. Will we succeed in making Zero hunger a reality? If we are serious about this goal, the answer includes rethinking and redesigning our food systems to make them more sustainable. Trevor Page, resident in Lethbridge, Canada, is a former Emergencies Director of the World Food Programme. He also served with the UN Food & Agri...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Trevor Page Tags: Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Conferences Economy & Trade Environment Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva U Source Type: news

Trial Into Antioxidant for Parkinson's Disease Yields Disappointing Results
The research team found no significant difference in the rate of disease progression for those given the metabolite inosine for two years compared to the placebo group. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts highlight benefits of natural antioxidant gamma oryzanol launched in India as capsule
Natural anti-oxidants like gamma oryzanol have been in great demand these days as people are sticking to a healthy lifestyle to develop a strong immune system against diseases and infections. Much has been contributed by the Covid-19 pandemic, which has changed our outlook towards health to a great extent. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news