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2011-08-09 12:24:31

A diet of flaxseed shows protective effects against radiation in animal models Flax has been part of human history for well over 30,000 years, used for weaving cloth, feeding people and animals, and even making paint. Now, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that it might have a new use for the 21st century: protecting healthy tissues and organs from the harmful effects of radiation. In a study just published in BMC Cancer,...


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This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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