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Scientists to explore antioxidant overconsumption

As free-radical-forming poisons build up in our environment and bodies, antioxidants may ward off some of their harmful health effects. But free radicals have...

Alcohol leaves its mark on youngsters’ DNA

A study begun in Mexico with the collaboration of university students analysed the effect of weekend alcohol consumption on the lipids comprising cell membrane...

Dental Team IDs Molecule Critical to Healing Wounds

Skin provides a first line of defense against viruses, bacteria and parasites that might otherwise make people ill. When an injury breaks that barrier,...

Niacin, the fountain of youth?

Who would not want to live a long and healthy life? A freely available food supplement could help in this respect, scientists from ETH...

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