Many people assume e-cigarettes are a healthier – or less unhealthy, at least – option than regular cigarettes. While the long-term effects of e-cigarettes are still unknown, research out of Johns Hopkins University has found that e-cigs may deliver a false sense of security along with their nicotine hit... Show More Summary
A new study shows that emissions from e-cigarette aerosols and flavorings damage lung cells by creating harmful free radicals and inflammation in lung tissue, suggesting that e-cigarettes are likely a toxic replacement for tobacco products. The study also shows that some flavored e-juices -- particularly cinnamon -- create more stress and toxicity on lung tissue.
Antioxidants are natural food ingredients that protect cells from harmful influences. Their main task is to neutralize so-called "free radicals" which are produced in the process of oxidation and which are responsible for cell degeneration. Scientists...Show More Summary
Dr. Harman’s ideas about free radical cell damage and the aging process were well ahead of his time.
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Following the PlayStation 2 era, the transition to a new generation of hardware proved to be extraordinarily difficult for some development houses. In Britain, dozens of mid-range studios were shuttered once the PS3 became a market leader: Midway...
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Long assumed to be destructive to tissues and cells, "free radicals" generated by the cell's mitochondria—the energy producing structures in the cell—are actually beneficial to healing wounds. That's the conclusion of biologists at UC...Show More Summary
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Breathing oxygen helps the body create energy for its cells. As a result of the breathing process, reactive molecules called "free radicals" are produced that often cause damage to proteins and genes found in cells. This damage is known as oxidative stress. Show More Summary
Inspired by Free Radical's post, I think I have figured out a simpler and clearer way to say what I want to say about Walras' Law. Ask yourself the following question: Q. Assume an economy where there are (say) 7...
Green tea polyphenols are strong antioxidants and can reduce free radical damage. Can they protect spinal cord neurons against oxidative stress? Jianbo Zhao and co-workers from the First Affiliated Hospital of Liaoning Medical University,...Show More Summary
Crytek obtained the rights to TimeSplitters after picking up the studio responsible for the series, Free Radical Design, which was later renamed Crytek UK. Recently, that team and the game it was working on, Homefront: The Revolution,...Show More Summary
"You would not believe the amount of times people ask for TimeSplitters," Crytek UK (formerly Free Radical) animator Mark Jackson told OXM at last week's Develop conference. "[Another installment is] just waiting for the right situations and deals to be done," he said. Show More Summary
An international team of scientists has shown how free radicals contribute to type 2 diabetes, obesity and fatty liver disease. Type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease are key complications of obesity as 80 per cent of patients with type 2 diabetes are obese, and 75 per cent of patients who are obese or have type 2 diabetes also have fatty liver disease.
An international team of scientists led by Monash University researchers has shown how free radicals contribute to type 2 diabetes, obesity and fatty liver disease. Type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease are key complications...Show More Summary
Breaking news: Vitamin E is great for your skin. As one of the most powerful antioxidants of its class, it helps neutralize free radicals, agents that damage collagen in your skin (among other things) and cause dryness, fine lines, and wrinkles. Show More Summary
Beauty science news for those who are curious about their cosmetics. Everything you need to know about formaldehyde in cosmetics. Huh? Now free radicals are GOOD for skin? Could this anti-aging hormone make you smarter? Getting a tattoo looks SO painful in slow motion. Cosmetics lawyer points out the pitfalls to green marketing.
Research from McGill University in Canada finds that free radicals may actually increase lifespan rather than shorten it. New Research On Free Radicals And Aging is a post from: CalorieLab - Health News & Information Blog
What is the secret to aging more slowly and living longer? Not antioxidants, apparently. Many people believe that free radicals, the sometimes-toxic molecules produced by our bodies as we process oxygen, are the culprit behind aging. Yet a number of studies in recent years have produced evidence that the opposite may be true. read more