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
Here is an open access paper that covers some of the challenges that have faced the interpretation of just how and why it is that mitochondria have an important role in the aging process. The mitochondrial free radical theory of aging...Show More Summary
Hi, I'm Kristina, and I'm an oil-a-holic. That sounded less sexier than planned. What I meant to say was that I'm pretty obsessed with using beauty oils. Whether it's smoothing out my strands, fighting free radicals (aka pesky premature...Show More Summary
The antioxidant lycopene is not only fighting off free radicals and protecting your heart -- it's also making you stink.
The common cold season is still upon us and allergy season is rapidly approaching. This delicious and healthy juice recipe helps boost your immune system and fight those pesky free radicals. Blend up a glass of this ginger-spiked apple and citrus drink!
Presenting the best of the best Vitamin C serums! The beauty world has been swamped with a Vitamin C revolution, and it makes sense, really. The magical stuff found in our favourite citrusy fruit fights free radicals, fades pigmentation,...Show More Summary
Researchers have engineered a clever system to visually determine levels of free radical activity in the mitochondria of nematode worms, something that can be automated to a fairly high degree, which in turn enables the collection of much more data, leading hopefully to more rigorous conclusions. Show More Summary
Mmmm, coconuts. Potassium-rich, all natural, and how about that coconut oil? Super-hydrating and a fighter of free radicals. Yeah, there's definitely no shortage of talk about Mother Nature's tropical fruit these days, so since there's...Show More Summary
The free radical theory of aging had a long time in the sun, but - like so many other narrow theories of aging that led to the present diversity of understanding - it is clearly neither the whole picture nor even particularly correct in its original formulation. Show More Summary
Publishing in The FASEB Journal, the authors describe how in laboratory tests, they compared the protection offered against either UVA radiation or free radical stress by several antioxidants, some of which are found in foods or cosmetics. Show More Summary