2014 CVM News: $1.4 million study will explore antioxidants' pitfalls
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This news item is about: As free-radical-forming poisons pile up in our environment and bodies, antioxidants may ward off some of their harmful health effects. But free radicals have a silver lining, say Cornell researchers, and too many antioxidants can do harm. With a $1.4 million grant from the NIH, they will explore why in a project that could change preventative strategies and treatments for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s and some forms of cancer.
Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.; Sevier, Carolyn