Month: July 2015

Olive Compounds Said to Enhance Healing Power of Human Stem Cells

A new patent application highlights the possible usefulness of olive compounds hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein in healing wounds. Including them in compositions containing human umbilical cord stem cells reduces the time for a wound to close by about 30 percent compared

Mediterranean Diet Decreases DNA Damage in Men with Prostate Cancer

Researchers found that adherence to a modified Mediterranean diet decreased DNA damage that can lead to the development of tumors and prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men worldwide, according to the World Cancer Research

Olive Oil Polyphenols Reduce Bad Cholesterol and Plaque Formation

The results of a recent study have again shown that the polyphenols found in olive oil reduce cardiovascular risks. Published this month in the Journal of Nutrition, the study ÔÇťOlive Oil Polyphenols Decrease LDL Concentrations and LDL Atherogenicity in Men

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Mediterranean diet which includes olive oil slows cognitive decline and lowers risk of neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers Explore Role of Olive Oil Phenols in Prevention of Neurodegenerative Diseases<link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”″ /><link rel=”stylesheet” type=”text/css” href=”″ /><img src=”” style=”display:none” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=”” /> Several studies have reported that the Mediterranean diet slows cognitive decline and lowers risk

Experts from the worlds of science, academia, gastronomy and media established the society to foster research on a key component of olive oil

On the island of Zakynthos in Greece a group of international olive oil experts from the world of science, academia, gastronomy and media gathered for a conference to establish the non-profit Oleocanthal International Society (OIS). Experts from the worlds of