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Vitamin C's newly discovered action may have an anti-cancer role

Researchers have found that vitamin C can neutralize the toxic byproducts of human fat metabolism as well as neutralizing free radicals as an antioxidant. Neutralisation of oxidized lipids prevents inflammation or genetic malfunction. This function can be linked to protection against cancer.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Health Day News

Related Disease Topics:

  • Cancer
  • Inflammation
  • Genetic malfunction

Article Source Details

About: Vitamin C's newly discovered action may have an anti-cancer role

Date: 17 December 2004

Source: Health Day News

URL: http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=97&ncid=751&e=11&u=/hsn/20041217/hl_hsn/vitamincmaybecancerfighter

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This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Research
  • Research and cancer
  • Research and inflammation
  • Research and genetic malfunction
  • Research and toxicity
  • Medication
  • Medication and cancer
  • Medication and inflammation
  • Cancer and genetic malfunction

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