Antioxidant therapy: current status and future prospects.

  title={Antioxidant therapy: current status and future prospects.},
  author={Omidreza Firuzi and Rosa Miri and Marjan Tavakkoli and Luciano Saso},
  journal={Current medicinal chemistry},
  volume={18 25},
Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are widely believed to cause or aggravate several human pathologies such as neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, stroke and many other ailments. Antioxidants are assumed to counteract the harmful effects of ROS and therefore prevent or treat oxidative stress-related diseases. In this report, recent human studies exploring the efficiency of antioxidants in prevention and treatment of various diseases are reviewed. Few antioxidants including edaravone (for ischemic… CONTINUE READING
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