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Can oxidative stress shrink your brain?

With baby boomers growing older, the age of the population in the United States is increasing. About 50 million Americans are affected each year by over 600 neurodegenerative diseases. Neurodegenerative disease refers to conditions in which nerve cells progressively degenerate … Continue reading

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What is oxidative stress?

Oxidative stress has become somewhat of a buzzword in healthcare today, but what exactly does oxidative stress refer to? Simply put, oxidative stress refers to the burden on the body as a result of an over-production of free radicals (Figure … Continue reading

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Great Scott! Could time travel be a movement disorder?

Who hasn’t seen “Back to the Future”?  A great movie about a kid named Marty McFly, played by Michael J. Fox, whose goal is to go back to the future after he repairs the damage he inadvertently caused when he … Continue reading

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