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2008-04-09 11:00:00

Evidence is growing from animal and human studies that genistein, a potent chemical found in soy, protects against development of breast cancer - but only if consumed during puberty.

2008-03-21 03:00:16

By Adhami, Vaqar M Syed, Deeba N; Khan, Naghma; Afaq, Farrukh ABSTRACT While solar light is indispensable for sustenance of life, excessive exposure can cause several skin-related disorders.

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2008-03-14 12:06:47

A compound found in soybeans almost completely prevented the spread of human prostate cancer in mice, according to a study published in the March 15 issue of Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

2007-04-04 15:00:10

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2006-08-02 10:35:00

Compounds found in curry and onions may help prevent colon cancer in those at risk, according to findings from a small study released this week.

2005-09-01 09:35:42

Please read in paragraph two ... Monell Center biologist ... instead of ... University of Pennsylvania biologist ...

2005-09-01 10:47:35

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have just found out what gourmets have always known -- that there is something special about fresh extra-virgin olive oil. A tasting experience at a molecular gastronomy meeting in Sicily led U.S.

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2005-09-01 07:30:13

A chance tasting at a scientific meeting in Sicily has led to another reason for including olive oil in your diet.

2005-08-31 18:24:21

A naturally occurring chemical found in extra-virgin olive oils is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent, report scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center and collaborators.


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