Special Issue "Antioxidant Defense and Oxidant Load in Pediatric Health and Disease"
A special issue of Antioxidants (ISSN 2076-3921).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2018)
The balance between oxidant load and antioxidant defenses is at the heart of health state, at all ages, especially in paediatrics. Starting from newborn infants and their transition, from the relatively hypoxic uterine environment to the relatively hyperoxic extrauterine environment until adolescence, with increased exposure to various qualities of nutrition, obesity, pollutants and smoking; infants and children are at high risk for unbalanced oxidant-antioxidant status. This unbalanced oxidant–antioxidants status is a cornerstone in many pediatric pathologies, including oxidative stress-related diseases in preterm infants (bronchopulmonary dysplasia, retinopathy of prematurity, etc.), and, later in life, type 1 diabetes, asthma, cystic fibrosis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and pediatric non-alcoholic liver disease
This Special Issue will welcome original research and reviews of literature concerning the oxidant load and antioxidant defenses in pediatric health and diseases, including the following topics:
- Oxidant load and antioxidant defenses, including present strategies and future directions.
- Unbalanced oxidant-antioxidant related diseases pathogenesis and the most recent advances in prevention and treatment in peditarics.
- Environmental factors affecting the oxidant-antioxidant balance including air pollution, smoking, nutrition and physical activity.
Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed
Dr. Jean-Claude Lavoie
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Oxidant load
- Antioxidant defenses
- Unbalanced oxidant-antioxidant related diseases
- Nutrition and oxidant-antioxidant status
- Physical activity and oxidant-antioxidant balance