Friday, April 28, 2006

Selected News Feeds - Scientists Discover Possible Link Between Oxidative Stress And Non-hereditary Degenerative Disease

The irreversible neurological degeneration associated with Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases may be the consequence of oxidative stress -- the imbalance of antioxidants and pro-oxidants in cells. This imbalance results in an excess of reactive oxygen species -- harmful oxygen-containing molecules that can cause damage to proteins.

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