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Antioxidants

Ask the doctors: antioxidants

Antioxidants: what are they and do they really benefit me?

Monday, 8 April, 2013, 10:23am

Multivitamins may help guard against cancer

 In a recent study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, it was found that daily multivitamin supplementation reduced the risk of total cancer in men by 8 per cent. 

18 Feb 2013 - 4:58pm

Short Science, December 30, 2012

One of the key compounds in green tea is Epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, a potent antioxidant, which supporters say reduces fat gain and enhances fat-burning.

30 Dec 2012 - 7:12am

DOCTOR knows best

Skincare brands have long looked to science to create face creams and serums packed with powerful ingredients designed to slow the signs of ageing. But who knows better what's good for your skin than a doctor?

Realising this, a number of top dermatologists, plastic surgeons and research scientists have joined the ranks with their own hi-tech skincare lines.

21 Sep 2012 - 10:35am

Quiz

Older folks who enjoy a tipple could prevent a topple, according to a study that looks at the effects of red wine in mice.

Resveratrol, the natural compound found in the drink, might help improve mobility and prevent life-threatening falls among the ageing population.

21 Aug 2012 - 10:36am

On style, she rules

I don't know why but I used to see a lot more swim tunic cover-up things around in small Central boutiques and outlets. I had a quick look and haven't found any and can't wait for online deliveries. Can you help?

Got it Covered, Central

1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Pot, Inc: Inside Medical Marijuana, America's Most Outlaw Industry

Pot, Inc: Inside Medical Marijuana, America's Most Outlaw Industry by Greg Campbell Sterling

Since then-president Richard Nixon launched the War on Drugs in 1971, the US has spent US$1 trillion waging it and arrested about 17 million marijuana users - and the aggression is pointless, according to Colorado journalist Greg Campbell in Pot, Inc.

29 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Stress 'puts office staff in danger of early dementia'

Almost 40 per cent of office staff are enduring 'unbearable pressure' at work and could be risking an early onset of dementia and Parkinson's disease, it was claimed yesterday.

15 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Natural wonders

Figuring out what kind of products work and which don’t is important, writes Suzanne Harrison.

8 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Fungus may be key to cancer treatment

A molecule found in a tropical mushroom could turn a potentially toxic element into a weapon against breast cancer, according to researchers at Polytechnic University.

20 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

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