Stalling the Ravages of Aging (and Alzheimer's?) With Antioxidants
"Since its conception nearly 50 years ago (Harman, 1956), the free radical theory of aging has found some of its best support from studies of brain aging and Alzheimer disease (Smith et al., 1991
; Smith et al., 1996
). The significance of altered redox homeostasis in both aging and AD is best appreciated by studies showing protection by antioxidants in aging (Joseph et al., 1998
) and AD (Sano et al., 1997
; Smith et al., 1999)....