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2011-06-14 07:00:00

SEWICKLEY, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The benefits of resveratrol are well studied and documented in controlled scientific studies. It has been shown to slow down the aging process and help prevent age-related diseases including heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and others.

2011-06-09 14:05:18

Many amateur athletes have long suspected what research scientists for the Department of Preventative and Rehabilitative Sports Medicine of the Technische Universitaet Muenchen at Klinikum rechts der Isar have now made official: Documented proof, gathered during the world's largest study of marathons, "Be-MaGIC" (beer, marathons, genetics, inflammation and the cardiovascular system), that the consumption of non-alcoholic weissbier, or wheat beer, has a positive effect on athletes' health.

2011-05-12 05:00:00

GENEVA, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Clear and credible," said one judge. "An Excellent, comprehensively completed submission," said another panelist.

2011-04-06 16:37:00

CORALVILLE, Iowa, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnaclife announces an exciting advancement in the effects of Olivamine and Olivamine10 on cells. Earlier this week, AGE Magazine published an article submitted by research scientists from the University of Iowa.

2011-04-06 07:17:00

MILAN, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new comparative absorption study[1] published in the Journal of Natural Products Meriva®, an Indena proprietary formulation of curcumin with soy lecithin, has shown a marked increase of absorption in comparison to plain curcumin. In this randomized, double-blind, crossover study, a collaboration between USANA and Indena scientists, the plasma concentration of the three curcuminoids present in commercial curcumin (curcumin, demethoxycurcumin and...

2011-03-11 10:32:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeking to bring the benefits of hydroxytyrosol rich dietary supplement to more U.S. consumers, Dr. Roberto Crea, founder and CEO of CreAgri® Inc., and Chairman of CreAgri International, has launched Olivenol(TM) Plus 2X.

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2011-03-03 08:04:31

Scientists are reporting the first evidence that consumption of a healthful antioxidant substance in apples extends the average lifespan of test animals, and does so by 10 percent.

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2011-03-03 08:01:40

Turmeric, a bright yellow spice from south Asia belonging to the ginger family, is the main ingredient in curries — and ancient wisdom suggests that it's also good for your health.

2011-01-19 13:20:39

Scientists from the Monell Center and collaborators report that a receptor known as TRPA1 is activated by two structurally unrelated anti-inflammatory compounds.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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