We need get rid of the common "oxidants are bad guys and antioxidants are good guys" myth. Oxidants can be harmful in some contexts, but they can also serve as important regenerative signals. Indiscriminate use of antioxidants can impair these important endogenous signals.
In writing about the top 10 medical events of the decade, I first began writing about the latest high-tech breakthroughs in genomics, stem cell research, angiogenesis, and so on.