Antioxidants: The Good Health Helpers

FRIDAY, Feb. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Antioxidants — it’s a hot nutrition buzzword, but do you know what they really are? Antioxidants are naturally occurring chemicals that block the activity of other chemicals called free radicals. Free radicals are formed naturally in the body and actually play an important role in many everyday processes,…

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Clues to Parkinson's May Be Shed in Tears

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your tears may reveal if you are at risk of Parkinson’s disease, preliminary research suggests. When people shed tears, certain proteins are released. Levels of those proteins are different in people with Parkinson’s compared to those without the disease, according to a preliminary study. “We believe our research…

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