Researchers report sleep may be vital in supporting antioxidant processes. The study, which used short sleeping fruit flies, revealed sleep defends the body against oxidative stress, and oxidative stress in turn helps the sleep process.
A new study provides a description of metals in the brain that may drive the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
Feeding fruit flies a combination of probiotics and Triphala, a herbal supplement, increased longevity by 60% and protected them against age related diseases, researchers report.
Researchers report antioxidant supplements and amino acids, such as Taurine, can help to reduce symptoms of psychosis.
Age related neurodegeneration may be delayed by preventing oxidative damage in a few neuron types, researchers report.
Lancaster University researchers report a drug developed to treat diabetes shows promise in reversing memory loss associated with Alzheimer's in mouse models of the disease. The drug appears to have a neuroprotective effect, enhancing brain growth factors while reducing amyloid plaques, chronic inflammation and oxidative stress. The drug also slows down the rate of neuron loss.
A new study reveals selenium is essential for the postnatal development of a specific type of interneuron.
Migraine triggers can increase oxidative stress, a new study reports. Targeting oxidative stress may help to prevent migraines.
Researchers report they have discovers a new class of mediators, named elovanoids. These bioactive chemical messengers are created from omega-3 very long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid and released in response to cell injury. The findings are reported in Scientific Reports.
Study implicates abnormalities in SOD1 with Parkinson's disease and ALS.