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Green tea compound could help in the battle against super bugs

Antibiotic resistant bacteria are one of the biggest threats to global health. As researchers scramble to find solutions, a recent study concludes that a compound found in green tea might boost existing drugs. A recent study investigated epigallocatechin, which is a compound in green tea. Antibiotics have proven essential for treating bacterial infections since doctors… Read More »

We help journalists avoid reliance on sources with financial conflicts of interest

September 26, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer, or at @HealthNewsRevu. For the past 11 years, HealthNewsReview.org has helped journalists find industry-independent experts to use as sources in their stories.  It’s an effort begun by journalists Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee (now a VP… Read More »

Students eat junk. Can science help?

For 10 weeks, five days a week, four hours a day, three years ago, Matheus Mistura, a decorated grad student with a glittering academic career, stood next to a hot table in a cramped cafeteria peeping at students’ plates. On cold days and on hot, on rainy days and clear days and days when he’d… Read More »

Compound In Tomatoes Can Help Prevent Vascular Diseases

Tomatoes are the most commonly grown fruit worldwide and Japanese scientists have found that tomatoes have a nutrient that could prevent the development of vascular diseases. The study shows that 9-oxo-octadecadienoic, a compound found in tomatoes, has anti-dyslipidemic affects. The researchers focused on extracts that deal with dyslipidemia, a condition that’s a result of an… Read More »