Mice receiving serine dissolved in drinking water accumulated less body fat and experienced less oxidative stress.
The antioxidant drug ebselen can prevent sexual transmission of Zika from male to female mice, according to research by scientists in Taiwan.
To grow lettuce with more antioxidants and less nitrates, simply expose to continuous red-blue and green LED light for 24 hours.
Antioxidants are by no means a universal panacea; this study shows that they may even accelerate the spread of existing tumors.
Although assumed by many to prevent cancer, antioxidants actually promote the growth of liver cancer cells, researchers say.