Antioxidant therapy aims to protect DNA from radiation

A Canadian team has developed an oral antioxidant treatment intended to prevent DNA damage from imaging test radiation. Researchers who tested the method using their own blood showed the treatment resulted in less damage to lymphocyte DNA following radiation exposure. The researchers are preparing to test the treatment in 40 subjects scheduled for elective cardiac PET/CT.

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