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Cranberries Have Many Health Benefits
2013-11-19 05:01:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While you’re enjoying the turkey and stuffing this Thanksgiving, you might want to grab an extra helping of cranberry sauce, according to new research highlighting the nutritional quality and health benefits of the perennial holiday favorite. The study, which appears in the journal Advances in Nutrition, concludes that the bioactive compounds contained in cranberries not only help improve urinary tract health, but could also...

2013-11-06 23:29:55

Planta Analytica LLC has developed robust isolation methods for manufacturing of high purity isolates from a class of plant antioxidants known as procyanidins. In addition, Planta Analytica has produced a supply of these high purity isolates in volumes suitable for research or commercial applications, which are now available for purchase. Danbury, CT (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Planta Analytica LLC announces the release of a series of high purity isolates from a class of plant antioxidants...

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2010-12-09 06:57:38

Drinking cranberry juice has been recommended to decrease the incidence of urinary tract infections, based on observational studies and a few small clinical trials.  However, a new study published in the January 1 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases, and now available online, suggests otherwise. College-aged women who tested positive for having a urinary tract infection were assigned to drink eight ounces of cranberry juice or a placebo twice a day for either six months or until a...

2010-11-16 08:01:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a partnership aimed at addressing one of the most common conditions troubling women, the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the Cranberry Marketing Committee (CMC) announced today an educational initiative to spread awareness about urinary tract infections (UTIs) and how to prevent them. The new "Partnership in Education" includes the launch of an informational website, (myUThealth.org) and the development of an informational...

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2010-11-12 11:22:14

Study sheds light on what E. coli genes are doing inside the body during infection Urinary tract infections are a painful, recurring problem for millions of women. They are also getting more dangerous as bacteria develop resistance to the most common treatments. Scientists from the University of Michigan have moved one step closer to a vaccine that could prevent a majority of urinary tract infections, which are caused by E. coli bacteria. Using a genetic technique rarely used to look at...

2010-08-27 08:11:25

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- New scientific evidence confirms the effectiveness of that old folk remedy "“"“ cranberry juice "“"“ for urinary tract infections. "A number of controlled clinical trials -- these are carefully designed and conducted scientific studies done in humans -- have concluded that cranberry juice really is effective for preventing urinary tract infections," study leader Terri Anne Camesano, Ph.D., of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, was quoted as...

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2010-08-24 11:35:00

Scientists on August 23 reported new scientific evidence on the effectiveness of that old folk remedy "“"“ cranberry juice "“"“ for urinary tract infections, at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), being held here this week. "A number of controlled clinical trials -- these are carefully designed and conducted scientific studies done in humans -- have concluded that cranberry juice really is effective for preventing urinary tract...

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2010-07-16 10:07:42

Revealing the science behind the homespun advice, a team of researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has identified and measured the molecular forces that enable cranberry juice to fight off urinary tract infections in people. The data is reported in the paper "Direct adhesion force measurements between E. coli and human uroepithelial cells in cranberry juice cocktail," which was published on-line, ahead of print, by the journal Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. The research...

2009-10-28 07:15:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who think cranberries are nothing more than a turkey side dish, new research revealed this week confirms that the crimson berry may be small, but its health benefits are large. Leading scientists from throughout the country and abroad convened today in Savannah, GA, for the Fourth Cranberry Institute Health Research Conference to review the latest findings on the potential health benefits of cranberries, including studies that reveal an...

2009-08-24 15:10:49

Current clinical evidence for using cranberry juice to combat urinary tract infections is 'unsatisfactory and inconclusive', according to Raul Raz."An apple a day..." Not all medical problems require a state-of-the-art solution, and it would be nice to think that products from the corner shop could treat a widespread and uncomfortable ailment. Cranberry juice and related products have been touted as a simple solution for urinary tract infections, but Raul Raz, a member of F1000 Medicine,...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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