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Oxidative Stress May Prolong Life-ScienceDaily

Postby wolfhnd on May 30th, 2009, 7:10 pm 

How Oxidative Stress May Help Prolong Life

ScienceDaily (May 30, 2009) — Oxidative stress has been linked to aging, cancer and other diseases in humans. Paradoxically, researchers have suggested that small exposure to oxidative conditions may actually offer protection from acute doses. Now, scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have discovered the gene responsible for this effect.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/20 ... 203726.htm
Credit: UC San Diego

Re: Oxidative Stress May Prolong Life-ScienceDaily

Postby BioWizard on June 1st, 2009, 9:03 am 

This doesn't surprise me at all and will make a nice addition to the Ageing thread.
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