Antioxidants

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


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


Fanconi anemia ( FA ) is a rare genetic disorder which affects one person in 350,000. People affected by this...


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...


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


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...


The statins are associated with a lower incidence of nuclear cataract, the most common type of age-related cataract. Statins are widely...


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


A study conducted at the San Francisco VA Medical Center ( SFVAMC ) has identified a protein found in both...


In a study of more than 11,000 people in Bangladesh, research conducted by Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health...


Researchers at Ohio State University studied how two forms of vitamin E act once they are inside animal cells. In...


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


A study has found that supplements of vitamin C can largely stop the serious depletion of vitamin E that occurs...


A study of elderly Dutch men has showen that eating or drinking cocoa is associated with lower blood pressure and...


A study, published in the JAMA, has found that a diet with a high intake of beta carotene, vitamins C...


A paper published in Trends in Neuroscience by Nicolas G. Bazan, at Louisiana State University ( LSU ) Health Sciences...


A study using ovarian cancer cell lines showed promise in treating tumor by combining the chemotherapy drug Cisplatin with an...