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2010-01-05 11:45:00

Eating fruit, such as pomegranates, that contain anti-aromatase phytochemicals reduces the incidence of hormone-dependent breast cancer.

2009-12-16 13:18:00

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- EuroPharma, Inc. signs exclusive multi-year contract with DolCas Biotech for the use of super absorbency BCM-95® curcumin and specialized BosPure® boswellia in multiple EuroPharma formulations.

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2009-12-14 06:20:00

Researchers say having a glass or two of champagne a day is good for the heart and blood circulation, according to The Guardian Observer.

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2009-11-04 10:45:00

Scientists are reporting development of a nano-size capsule that boosts the body's uptake of curcumin, an ingredient in yellow curry now being evaluated in clinical trials for treatment of several diseases.

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2009-10-28 12:40:00

Scientists said on Wednesday that a molecule found in a curry ingredient kills esophageal cancer cells in the laboratory, suggesting it might be developed as an anti-cancer treatment.

2009-09-30 07:55:42

Oleocanthal, a naturally-occurring compound found in extra-virgin olive oil, alters the structure of neurotoxic proteins believed to contribute to the debilitating effects of Alzheimer's disease. This structural change impedes the proteins' ability to damage brain nerve cells.

2009-09-24 13:57:52

A healthy alternative to sugary snacks -- raisins -- may actually prevent tooth damage, U.S. researchers say. In addition to the polyphenols, flavonoids and iron in raisins, U.S.

2009-09-10 00:52:51

Ascorbic acid and sugar added to green tea can help the body absorb helpful catechins found in the tea, U.S.

2009-09-03 10:53:03

The antioxidant quercetin is increasingly being marketed as a supplement that boosts athletic performance, but a new University of Georgia study finds that it is no better than a placebo.

2009-08-27 15:50:19

An international team of scientists has found that the polyphenol content of fruits has been underestimated.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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