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FDA warned and raises alarm over the dangers of skin-lightening creams

Skin lightening products can be dangerous for consumers when they contain harmful ingredients that are illegal for over-the-counter sales, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned in a recent release. The FDA warned that people who have used products with hydroquinone have suffered side effects that included rashes, facial swelling, and permanent skin discoloration rashes, the […]

Vitamin K effectively prevents ferroptotic cell death by acting as an antioxidant

Researchers at Helmholtz Munich have discovered a fresh use for vitamin K, which is often recognised for its role in blood clotting. The scientists found that vitamin K in its fully reduced form functions as an antioxidant by effectively preventing ferroptotic cell death. Cellular iron plays a significant role in the natural cell death process […]

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