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Evidence Links Protein Damage to Neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

...emors and sometimes dementia. New evidence links oxidative damage in a protein found in nerve cells to the de...e disorders. Alpha-synuclein itself is a target of oxidative stress, specifically nitration, within these lesions. This is the first time anybody has identified ...

Tea Tales

...cells from damaging physiological process known as oxidative stress. Oxidation produces free radicals these are unstable molecules which occur naturally// in the body and an increased amount of them can damage cells resulting in heart diseases, cancer, cholestrol and BP.Polyphenols can stop the damage t...

Renal problem alleviated

...re had higher levels of nitrotyrosine, a marker of oxidative damage caused by the interaction of oxygen free ra... lower the levels of molecules responsible for the oxidative stress. “This study shows how free radicals and nitric oxide interact to produce oxidative stress an...

Helping the neurology of kidney failure

... with free radicals so creating a condition called oxidative stress, which damages brain cells. However, if rat...ns. There's also the possibility that this kind of oxidative stress might also play a role in brain disorders like Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease, ...

Antioxidants used for longevity

... for brain degenerative diseases. It is known that oxidative damage plays an important role in brain degenerati...ifornia, have developed a mouse model for studying oxidative damage and how to repair it.// This natural antioxidant enzyme called superoxide dismutase (SOD) i...

Vitamin E useful for Alzheimer's

...y say the supplement is a powerful antidote to the oxidative stress linked to brain disorders such as Alzheimer's. Taking vitamin supplements could help prevent such diseases, the researchers state. Antioxidants such as vitamin E redeem free radicals and counterbalance the damage they cause. The study has bee...

Vitamin E decreases high blood pressure in kidney failure

... of damaging free radicals. This process, known as oxidative stress, now looks to play a key role in high blood pressure. In the latest study, they also show that giving the animals vitamin E, a known antioxidant, reduces the high blood pressure. The vitamin seems to work by restoring levels of nitric oxide,...

Tea can prevent aging

...lls from damaging// physiological process known as oxidative stress. Oxidation produces free radicals these are unstable molecules which occur naturally in the body and an increased amount of them can damage cells resulting in heart diseases, cancer, cholestrol and BP.Polyphenols can stop the damage tha...

Increase in renal problems

... had higher levels of nitrotyrosine,// a marker of oxidative damage caused by the interaction of oxygen free ra... lower the levels of molecules responsible for the oxidative stress. “This study shows how free radicals and nitric oxide interact to produce oxidative stress an...

Vitamin E rich diet guards from Parkinson's

...makes sense - for the condition has been linked to oxidative damage of brain tissue, and vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant. No protective role was found for vitamin E supplements, however. It should also be borne in mind that the health professionals in this study may have healthier lifestyles than the rest ...

Renal problem increased

...// had higher levels of nitrotyrosine, a marker of oxidative damage caused by the interaction of oxygen free ra... lower the levels of molecules responsible for the oxidative stress. “This study shows how free radicals and nitric oxide interact to produce oxidative stress an...

Oxygen Treatment may be injurious

...l patients. Imaging studies showed a high level of oxidative stress - sufficient to cause toxic damage to cells. The study supports what some physicians have long suspected - oxygen therapy is not without hazard, and should be reserved for those cases where the benefit clearly outweighs the risk....

Girls Hit Tanning Booths More Than Boys

... penetrates the skin layers more deeply and causes oxidative and DNA damage. Prevention messages are under development to emphasize the appearance-related problems of UV overexposure and present alternatives to tanning using UV rays to enhance appearance," Demko says....

Inflammation Linked to Colon Cancer

...ancer. Most of these studies link the condition to oxidative stress, which in turn causes mutations in specific...damage resulting from chronic inflammation, called oxidative stress, is limited to the specific cells that are damaged, or whether it invades the cell's DNA as w...

Tea Found To Keep High Blood Pressure At Bay

...so contains polyphenols, which are known to reduce oxidative stress and have beneficial effects on the vascular system. Given the high number of people around the world who regularly drink tea researchers believe the findings in their study could have a significant public health benefit....

Taking Vitamin Supplements With Caution

...e role vitamin supplements play in reducing // the oxidative stress thought to play a part in heart disease. A...until further studies are done to clarify the role oxidative stress plays in heart disease....

Exposure To Night Light may Increase The Risk Of Leukemia

...udies melatonin has been shown to protect DNA from oxidative damage. Once damaged, DNA may mutate and carcinogenesis may occur. Past research has found a correlation between night workers and an increased risk for breast cancer, further supporting the theory that light at night is a risk factor for leukemia. ...

Reducing Disabilities By Following A Healthy Diet

...uits and vegetables may reduce the accumulation of oxidative damage in tissues, which could slow disability associated with aging and decrease the risk of chronic diseases that can lead to disability....

Traffic Smoke May Damage DNA

...he researchers found out workers being affected by oxidative DNA damage. They also measured plasma nitric oxide as an indicator to oxidative stress due to traffic exhaust exposure. The stress level was also high in these workers of the toll ...

Hearing loss can happen from regular exposure to carbon monoxide

... UCLA have found out the carbon monoxide can cause oxidative stress that may damage the cochlea of the inner ea... at the exposure limit of 0.0025% in air can cause oxidative stress for the children. Oxidative stress happens when the free radicals in the body interact with...

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