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Pecan Nut Consumption Improves Cholesterol Levels

Research shows that antioxidants which are naturally found in pecan nuts could contribute to a healthy heart and prevention of disease. Pecan nuts have different kinds of the vitamin E antioxidant called tocopherols, as well as a number of phenolic substances, a lot of them having antioxidant abilities. Pecans are particularly abundant with gamma-tocopherols, a… Read More »

Removable PrEP implant produces high drug levels in rabbits; further studies planned

A small removable plastic implant resembling a tiny piece of dry spaghetti is capable of delivering sustained levels of the drug tenofovir, researchers told last month’s HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P) in Madrid. The drug delivery capability of the implants was tested on rabbits and will now advance into tests on dogs and non-human… Read More »