Alzheimer’s-like symptoms reversed in animal study

Alzheimer’s-like symptoms reversed in animal study Alzheimer’s-like symptoms reversed in animal study For this study, the researchers took a look at two compounds: EGCG, or epigallocatechin-3-gallate, a key ingredient in green tea, and FA, or ferulic acid, which is found in carrots, tomatoes, rice, wheat and oats. “After three months, combination treatment completely restored working…

Vitamin C could ease muscle fatigue in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Contact: Donna Krupa dkrupa@the-aps.org American Physiological Society Bethesda, Md. (Nov. 7, 2013)—Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease—a health problem in which the lungs lose their inherent springiness, making it progressively harder to breathe—can have a dramatic effect on the ability to exercise and even perform simple activities of daily life because of the disease’s fallout effects on…

Oligomeric proanthocyanidin ( Grape Seed Extract ) suppresses the death of retinal ganglion cells

Contact: Meng Zhao eic@nrren.org 86-138-049-98773 Neural Regeneration Research     The death of retinal ganglion cells is a hallmark of many optic neurodegenerative diseases such as glaucoma and retinopathy. Oxidative stress is one of the major reasons to cause the cell death. A latest study, published in the Neural Regeneration Research (Vol. 8, No. 25,…

Organic tomatoes accumulate more vitamin C, sugars than conventionally grown fruit

Contact: Souri Somphanith onepress@plos.org 41-562-412-17199 Public Library of Science Biochemical properties of organic tomatoes may be different because of stressful growth conditions Tomatoes grown on organic farms accumulate higher concentrations of sugars, vitamin C and compounds associated with oxidative stress compared to those grown on conventional farms, according to research published February 20 in the…

Oxidative stress: Mechanism of cell death clarified: ” this cell death could be completely prevented by Vitamin E, but not by water-soluble antioxidants”

2008 Posted for filing Contact: Heinz-Jörg Haury presse@helmholtz-muenchen.de 49-893-187-2460 Helmholtz Zentrum München – German Research Center for Environmental Health Life processes in cells require a reducing environment that needs to be sustained with the help of a large number of antioxidative enzymes. This may sound abstract and incomprehensible, but everyone knows the phenomenon that a…

39th Health Research Report 16 SEP 2008 – Reconstruction

Editors Top Five: 1. Substance found in fruits and vegetables reduces likelihood of the flu 2. New study will make criminals sweat 3. Common bronchodilator linked to increased deaths 4. Higher urinary levels of commonly used chemical, BPA, linked with cardiovascular disease, diabetes 5. FDA defends plastic linked with health risks In this issue: 1.…

Ginkgo biloba prevents mobile phone-induced oxidative stress in rat brain. – Electromagnetic radiation

Clin Chim Acta. 2004 Feb;340(1-2):153-62. Ilhan A, Gurel A, Armutcu F, Kamisli S, Iraz M, Akyol O, Ozen S. Source Department of Neurology, Inonu University, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, 44069 Malatya, Turkey. ailhan@inonu.edu.tr Abstract BACKGROUND: The widespread use of mobile phones (MP) in recent years has raised the research activities in many countries to determine…