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Novel antioxidant makes old arteries seem young again, CU-Boulder study finds

“MitoQ completely restored endothelial function in the old mice. They looked like young mice.”
An antioxidant that targets specific cell structures—mitochondria—may be able to reverse some of the negative effects of aging on arteries, reducing the risk of heart disease, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder.
When the research team gave old mice—the equivalent of 70- to 80-year-old humans—water containing an antioxidant known as MitoQ for four weeks,

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