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2011-02-14 15:07:19

New research shows men and women who regularly eat berries may have a lower risk of developing Parkinson's disease, while men may also further lower their risk by regularly eating apples, oranges and other sources rich in dietary components called flavonoids. The study was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 63rd Annual Meeting in Honolulu April 9 to April 16, 2011. Flavonoids are found in plants and fruits and are also known collectively as vitamin P...

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. 1 GET YOUR GREENS A Harvard study found that women who consumed at least 10 milligrams a day of the antioxidant kaempferol were 40 percent less likely to develop the disease. Good sources of kaempferol: broccoli,...

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. This apparent redundancy suggests the possibility that Arabidopsis uses multiple isoforms of FLS with different substrate specificities to mediate the...

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2008-05-29 19:30:00

The study is the first to find that plant components called flavonoids may prevent disease Tobacco smokers who eat three servings of fruits and vegetables per day and drink green or black tea may be protecting themselves from lung cancer, according to a first-of-its-kind study by UCLA cancer researchers. UCLA researchers found that smokers who ingested high levels of natural chemicals called flavonoids in their diet had a lower risk of developing lung cancer, an important finding since more...


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