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Alzheimer's Disease

Antioxidants and Alzheimer's

15 years, 3 months ago

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Posted on Feb 06, 2004, 9 a.m. By Bill Freeman

Science Blog notes recent research indicating that antioxidants may protect against Alzheimer's damage to some degree. Antioxidants are showing up more widely in the news; there is some fairly good science behind their use as an aid to general long term health. The free radical theory of aging, while certainly not a comprehensive theory, suggests that antioxidants can prolong healthy lifespan by fending off the main cause of age-related damage.

Science Blog notes recent research indicating that antioxidants may protect against Alzheimer's damage to some degree. Antioxidants are showing up more widely in the news; there is some fairly good science behind their use as an aid to general long term health. The free radical theory of aging, while certainly not a comprehensive theory, suggests that antioxidants can prolong healthy lifespan by fending off the main cause of age-related damage. Another article at Science Daily discusses recent advances in artificial antioxidant research, and at least one new supplement product is a new form of antioxidant.

Source: http://www.scienceblog.com/community/article2211.html


Author: The Longevity Meme

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