Flavanols, the natural chemicals found in chocolate, fruits and
tea, can boost the levels of nitric oxide in the blood of smokers
and reverse some of the smoking-related damage to blood vessels,
say German researchers.
Far from being an unhealthy treat, the scientific evidence is
support of the health benefits of eating dark chocolate are
stacking up. The latest research indicates that the flavonoid-rich
substance could have a protective effect...
The best way to lower high blood pressure is to eat a balanced
diet, take regular exercise and supplement with the pine bark
extract Pycnogenol, according to one scientist, who is currently
looking at the effect of this product on...
Small daily doses of flavonoid-rich dark chocolate eaten over a
two-week period significantly improved blood vessel function,
report US researchers this week, without increasing blood
Endomatrix, developer of a patented Endothelial Dysfunction Therapy
(EDT) focused on treating the root cause of cardiovascular disease,
has announced the signing of agreements for Capsugel to both
develop and subsequently manufacture...
InterHealth Nutraceuticals' multiple berry extract, OptiBerry,
possesses potent anti-angiogenic properties which may inhibit the
growth of unwanted blood vessels involved in the formation of
tumors and varicose veins, according...
Eating fish may help to reverse some of the damage caused by
smoking, according to new research by scientists in Ireland. The
researchers found that taurine, an amino acid present in fish,
restored normal vessel function in smokers,...
Commonly-used cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins can block
damage by an Alzheimer's-associated protein in neurons and blood
vessels, according to a study by University of South Florida