WASHINGTON - Kudzu, the nuisance vine that has overgrown almost 10 million acres in the southeastern United States, can be used as a dietary supplement for metabolic syndrome.
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LONDON - Mowing the lawn can help you beat stress, a new study has suggested.
Researchers have found that a chemical released by freshly mowed grass can help people relax and make them cheerful, thus slowing down the decline in mental ability with age.
WASHINGTON - A new study has shown that pregnant women with pre-eclampsia have unusually high levels of a chemical compound called ‘ergothioneine’, which is found in unpasteurised food, in the red blood cells.
WASHINGTON - A new study has shown that high blood pressure is associated with memory problems in people over 45.
WASHINGTON - Obesity may increase men’s proneness to erectile dysfunction (ED), likely caused by atherosclerosis-related hypertension and cardiovascular disease, according to a research article.
WASHINGTON - They may joke that marriage raises their blood pressure but married people have the best chance of surviving cancer, a new study has found.
Cattle focus of high-altitude research in NM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More than 100 young Angus and Hereford bulls are on a working vacation at 8,700 feet above sea level in northern New Mexico, chomping on lush, high-meadow grass, helping researchers and ranchers get a handle on a disease that causes 75,000 cattle deaths each year across [...]
SYDNEY - Are you feeling stressed? Have you ever wanted to bottle the green fresh aroma of a forest? Now you can as researchers have developed a new “eau de grass” spray.
WASHINGTON - An anti-aging gene called klotho, when injected into lab models, significantly reduced high blood pressure (BP) or hypertension.
China says 1,300 sickened in lead poisoning case
BEIJING — A Chinese state news agency says more than 1,300 children have been sickened by lead poisoning in Hunan province, the second such case involving a large of children in the last month.