Why do antioxidants matter?

The free radical theory of aging (FRTA) states that organisms age because cells accumulate free radical damage over time. A free radical is any atom or molecule that has a single unpaired electron in an outer shell. Unpaired electrons cause damage to cells, proteins...
Oxidative Stress in Influenza Virus Infection

Oxidative Stress in Influenza Virus Infection

Antioxidants are an anti-influenza virus therapy. Notes by Marshall Thurber Influenza A virus is one of the major causes of respiratory disease pathogens with characteristics of high morbidity and mortality Morbidity is a term used to describe how often a disease...