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Recommendations for a Better Lifestyle

November 19, 2014
by Pure Healing

Reactive oxygen species: from health to disease

Upon reaction with electrons, oxygen is transformed into reactive oxygen species (ROS). It has long been known that ROS can destroy bacteria and destroy human cells, but research in recent decades has highlighted new roles for ROS in health and … Continue reading

September 5, 2014
by Pure Healing

Targeting the Redox Balance in Inflammatory Skin Conditions

(by Frank A. D. T. G. Wagener, Carine E. Carels and Ditte M. S. Lundvig) Reactive oxygen species (ROS) can be both beneficial and deleterious. Under normal physiological conditions, ROS production is tightly regulated, and ROS participate in both pathogen … Continue reading

May 20, 2014

The expanding network of redox signaling: new observations, complexities, and perspectives

Over thirty years ago, the observations that eventually led to the discovery of the NADPH oxidase were made by Baehner, Karnovsky, and colleagues. These have served as a focal point of interest in placing reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the … Continue reading