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Apples And Tea Protect Against Cancer And Heart Disease

Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU). Researchers from ECU’s School of Medical and Health Sciences analyzed data from the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health cohort that assessed the diets of 53,048 Danes […]

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!

Everyone has heard the old adage “An apple a day keeps the doctor away!” Apples are an amazing fruit and incredibly good for you. Sometimes overlooked with the recent popularity and media coverage of the newly deemed “Super Fruits” such as Acai, Black Currents, Blueberries and Pomegranates, which are known for the high antioxidant levels […]

Artist stuffs Wikipedia into apple DNA to create real trees of knowledge

Artist stuffs Wikipedia into apple DNA to create real trees of knowledge

If DNA is code, and code can be art, then DNA can be art… right? Harvard artist in residence Joe Davis certainly thinks so. He’s working on a project, Malus Ecclesia, that will insert Wikipedia entries into the non-essential genetic strands of apples. The effort will translate English Wikipedia articles to DNA’s four nucleotide letters […]

The Red Fruit Cancer-Fighter

The Red Fruit Cancer-Fighter

From cherry pie to cherry-flavored cough syrup, the cherry is one of America’s most popular fruits. But beyond its sweet and sometimes sour flavor, what do cherries have to offer?

Fish oil reduces risk of breast cancer by a third

Fish oil reduces risk of breast cancer by a third

Scientists have discovered that fish oil can slash the chance a woman will get breast cancer by approximately a third…