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2010-09-09 01:02:11

Scientists are calling for more research on the possibility that some supposedly healthful plant-based antioxidants — including those renowned for their apparent ability to prevent cancer — may actually aggravate or even cause cancer in some individuals.

2010-07-12 06:30:00

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- New research has found that people who consume relatively high amounts of flavonols have a lower risk of stroke.

2009-09-03 10:53:03

The antioxidant quercetin is increasingly being marketed as a supplement that boosts athletic performance, but a new University of Georgia study finds that it is no better than a placebo.

2009-06-24 14:43:00

Research Finds Quercetin Supplements Can Produce 13.2 Percent Increase in Endurance in Healthy, Active Individuals; Study Provides Further Evidence Quercetin is a Healthy, Effective Alternative to Caffeine and Other Short-Term Stimulants; FRS(R) Healthy Energy(R) Is One of the Only Commercial Sources of QU995(TM), the Highest Purity Quercetin Used in the Study FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released by the University of South Carolina and published online today...

2009-06-02 08:00:00

Pro-Athlete Praises FRS Products for their Ability to Sustain Energy and Improve Fitness Levels FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The FRS Company, a developer and distributor of sustained energy products, is proud to announce three time champion basketball player, Derek Fisher as the latest athlete to join the FRS(R) Healthy Energy(R) team.

2009-02-16 23:57:38

Cherries, a super fruit, may reduce factors associated with heart disease and diabetes, a U.S.

2009-02-02 17:19:50

"We did see that both groups – both the control groups and the carcinogen-injected groups that were consuming quercetin in their diets – had lower levels of both Cox-1 and Cox-2," Turner said. "So that would tend to suggest that there may be opportunity for quercetin to suppress tumor development."

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2008-09-03 14:37:17

Quercetin fights off flu in mouse study

2008-09-02 03:00:10

By Anonymous EVERY YEAR, OVARIAN CANCER TAKES THE LIVES OF 15,000 WOMEN. Because there aren't any telltale symptoms, most cases aren't detected until they're at an advanced stage, making prevention all the more essential. Here, three things you can do to reduce your risk.

2008-08-09 03:00:24

By Owens, Daniel K Alerding, Anne B; Crosby, Kevin C; Bandara, Aloka B; Westwood, James H; Winkel, Brenda S J The genome of Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana) contains five sequences with high similarity to FLAVONOL SYNTHASE1 (AtFLS1), a previously characterized flavonol synthase gene that plays a central role in flavonoid metabolism.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.