Month: August 2008

Sex hormones link to heart risk

Public release date: 31-Aug-2008 New research led by University of Leicester into why men are more prone to heart disease Men are more prone to – and likely to die of – heart disease compared with women of a similar age – and sex hormones are to blame, according to a new University of Leicester…

Study: Spices may protect against consequences of high blood sugar

Public release date: 6-Aug-2008 Athens, Ga. – Herbs and spices are rich in antioxidants, and a new University of Georgia study suggests they are also potent inhibitors of tissue damage and inflammation caused by high levels of blood sugar. Researchers, whose results appear in the current issue of the Journal of Medicinal Food, tested extracts…