Tag: "oxidant" at medical news
Smoking worsens knee osteoarthritis
...ration in the knee cartilage Smoking may increase oxidant
stress, which contributes to cartilage loss Smoking may raise carbon monoxide levels in arterial blood, contributing to tissue hypoxia (insufficient blood oxygenation), which could impair cartilage repair Dr. Amin and colleagues believe that the...
...to possess the same genetic mutation. Without the oxidant
assault, the ability of the nonpigmented strain to...golden carotenoid pigment became more resistant to oxidant
and neutrophil killing, and produced larger ulcers when injected into the skin of normal mice. "The ...