Free Radicals, Antioxidants, Aging and Disease

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AACC Press, 1999 - Medical - 391 pages
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Presents information from significant peer-reviewed studies showing that increased oxidative stress has an important role in numerous medical disorders. Describes current concepts of life expectancy, the aging process, and the presence of free radicals in biological systems. Explores the relationship between free radical and increased oxidative stress in medical disorders, including atherosclerosis, ischemia/reperfusion injury, pulmonary diseases, liver and kidney disorders, cancer, and neurodegenerative disorders.

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Life Span and Life ExpectancyCurrent
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Their Presence in Biological
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The Aging Process
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