Antioxidant effects

Creatine is an antioxidant agent that has shown neuroprotective effects in animal models of Parkinson's disease. Creatine was selected by...


In the past decade, ophthalmologists have been prescribing nutritional supplements to be taken daily to prevent or slow vision loss...


A promising approach to neurotherapeutics involves activating the nuclear-factor-E2-related factor 2 ( Nrf2 ) / antioxidant response element signaling, which...


Cysteine could potentially lower the risk of stroke through antihypertensive and antioxidant effects. A study has evaluated the hypothesis that...


Office of Orphan Products Development ( OOPD ) of the Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) has granted orphan...


Long-term daily multivitamin supplement use may lower cataract risk in men, according to a study of nearly 15,000 male physicians...


Uric acid is an antioxidant with neuroprotective effects in experimental models of stroke. Researchers have assessed whether uric acid therapy...


A clinical trial assessing the potential of the nutritional supplement Inosine to treat Parkinson disease has found that the studied...


Consuming more vitamin E through the diet appears to be associated with a lower risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Oxidative...


Taking regular Acetylsalicylic acid ( Aspirin ) and antioxidant supplements does not prevent myocardial infarctions even in high risk groups...


High-dose injections of Vitamin C, also known as Ascorbate or Ascorbic acid, reduced tumor weight and growth rate by about...


Vitamins C and E and Beta-Carotene, either individually or in combination, do not appear to reduce the risk of cardiovascular...


Small doses of the antioxidant coenzyme Q10 appear to increase blood levels of this naturally occurring compound in patients with...


Results from four studies of potential new treatments for Alzheimer's increase the field's knowledge and point scientists toward advances in...


Previous research on animal and physiological models suggest that antioxidant supplements have beneficial effects that may prolong life. Some observational...


Drinking coffee, especially when it is decaffeinated, may be associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes. Previous studies in...


Taking daily Selenium supplements appears to increase the level of the essential mineral in the blood and may suppress the...


While risk factors for breast and ovarian cancers include menopause, obesity, family history and specific genetic mutations, researchers also are...


Dark chocolate may stave off artery hardening in smokers, and a few squares every day could potentially cut the risk...


There is a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease and cancer in Asia where people smoke heavily, which may be accounted...