Health News on January 6, 2011
Health benefits of organic onions, carrots overestimated: Study
Organically grown onions, carrots, and potatoes generally do not have higher levels of healthful antioxidants and related substances than vegetables grown with traditional fertilizers and pesticides, say scientists. ANI
Green tea 'fights dementia and cancer'
A new research by scientists at Newcastle University has suggested that regularly drinking green tea could protect the brain against developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. ANI
Exercise 'cuts death risk for men with prostate cancer'
Physical activity is associated with a lower risk of overall mortality and of death due to prostate cancer, a new study has found.Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health and University of California, San Francisco also found that men who did more vigorous activity had the lowest risk of dying from the disease. ANI