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2010-12-23 17:52:44

A study was carried out to examine the extent to which quercetin and trans-resveratrol (RSV) prevented inflammation or insulin resistance in primary cultures of human adipocytes treated with tumor necrosis factor-a (TNF-a)—an inflammatory cytokine elevated in the plasma and adipose tissue of obese, diabetic individuals.

2010-12-20 11:12:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- FRS® Healthy Energy® takes over Manhattan this winter by fueling New York with its ready-to-drink beverages and energy chews through two mobile pop-up trucks, street teams, pedicabs, and additional branded elements integrated throughout the city.

2010-12-14 01:06:47

One big challenge in converting plants to biofuels is that the very same molecules that keep plants standing up make it hard to break them down.

2010-11-09 05:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeking to bring the benefits of a hydroxytyrosol-rich improved formulation to more Malaysian consumers, Dr. Roberto Crea, founder and CEO of CreAgri® Inc., recently launched Olivenol Plus in Kuala Lumpur.

2010-10-27 20:31:28

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.

2010-10-22 17:55:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CREAGRI, Inc.® (www.CREAGRI.com), a world leader in providing the highest quality polyphenol antioxidants captured from organic olives, recently unveiled a new hydroxytyrosol formulation specifically developed for inclusion in consumer goods.

2010-10-19 16:14:10

Curcumin, the major component in the spice turmeric, when combined with the drug Cisplatin enhances the chemotherapy's suppression of head and neck cancer cell growth.

2010-09-16 08:07:00

GREEN BAY, Wis., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Top researchers at the Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Lab at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas are exploring the clinical applications of BCM-95®, a new patented extract of curcumin with unprecedented potency, and bioavailability.

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.


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