Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
News » Vitamin C's newly discovered action may have an anti-cancer role

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


Related Medical Topics

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

More News Topics

  • Smoking may trigger familial pancreatic cancer
  • Smoking reduces effectiveness of asthma inhalers
  • Smoking-related deaths increasing worldwide
  • Snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea
  • Snoring children have higher prevalence of asthma
  • Sodium nitroprusside safety in children untested for high blood pressure
  • Software allows accurate visual diagnosis
  • Software can reduce medication error significantly
  • Solarium tanning exposes people to greater skin cancer risk
  • Some allergies can increase the risk of certain blood cancers
  • Some antipsychotic drugs linked to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes
  • Some epileptics appear to suffer from potentially fatal heart rhythm abnormalities during seizures

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise