What is Hydroquinone?
It might surprise you to know that hydroquinone is an antioxidant polyphenol—a naturally occurring chemical compound found in a wide variety of plants we use for foods and food products, like wheat, berries, tea, and coffee.1 Occurring naturally in some insects as well (like millipedes), it is generally part of a defensive chemical secretion.2 In addition to hydroquinone’s medical and cosmetic uses, it is used in many industrial applications, like photography, manufacturing, and agricultural products as a reducing agent, antioxidant, and
22 Jun 2018 | 2:45 am
This little fib can be dangerous. Read more...
Living Well News -- ScienceDaily
21 Jun 2018 | 10:21 pm
Eating foods high in salt is known to contribute to high blood pressure, but does that linear relationship extend to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death? Recent cohort studies have contested that relationship, but a new study using multiple[…] Read more...
22 Jun 2018 | 5:00 am
Occipital nerve stimulation is a relatively new procedure to treat chronic headache disorders. Read more...
22 Jun 2018 | 5:30 am
Depression doesn't stop be from being great at my job. In fact, I think it helps me do it better. Here's why I want people to know about my mental health struggles. Read more...
Here's Why Parallettes, the Versatile Gymnastics-Inspired Strength Training Tool, Are Popping Up All Over InstagramSelf 21 Jun 2018 | 2:31 pm
Parallettes are great for beginners and fitness veterans. Here are the ways these modified parallel bars, or dip bars, can be used for a full-body strength workout. Read more...
- Ebanks, Jody P., Wickett, R. Randall and Boissy, Raymond E. Mechanisms Regulating Skin Pigmentation: The Rise and Fall of Complexion Coloration. MDPI Publishing: International Journal of Molecular Sciences. [Online] September 15, 2009. http://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/10/9/4066/pdf. DOI 10.3390/ijms10094066.
- S. Auerbach, Paul. Wilderness Medicine. Philadelphia, PA : Mosby, Inc., an affiliate of Elsevier Inc., 2007. ISBN: 978-0-323-03228-5.
- United Nations Environment Programme World Health Organization. Hydroquinone: Health and Safety Guide No. 101. IPCS International Programme on Chemical Safety. [Online] 1996. http://www.inchem.org/documents/hsg/hsg/hsg101.htm#SectionNumber:2.5.
to oxidant molecules. In a broad sense,
this is similar to the antioxidant mechanism
of neutralizing unstable free radicals.
NEWTON educational program, polymerization inhibitors
bind with unstable molecules in many chemical
products to prevent detrimental chain reactions.