' Promising Signals' With Cocoa Flavanols to Reduce CV Events?'Promising Signals' With Cocoa Flavanols to Reduce CV Events?
While the primary endpoint of total CV events was not significantly reduced, results of the COSMOS trial showed ' promising ' effects of cocoa flavanols in reducing CV death, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 12, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Cocoa supplement may slash the risk of dying from the cardiac event by 27%
HEART attack is an instantaneous event that occurs when one of the arteries leading to the heart becomes blocked. The condition often follows a lifetime of insufficient exercise and poor diet, but other causes exist. Fortunately, some of the plant compounds found in the cocoa bean may shield the heart against deadly conditions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protest forces cancellation of first stop on Prince William, Kate's Caribbean tour
Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton were planning to visit Akte’il Ha, a sustainable cacao plantation in Indian Creek, but Buckingham Palace cancelled the visit Friday when the Mayan r… #mayan #buckinghampalace #cacaoplantation #indiancreek #princewilliam (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Start of Prince William and Kate Middleton's Caribbean tour marred by Belize protest
Prince William and Kate Middleton will not visit a cacao farm in an indigenous region of Belize after local villagers staged a protest against their arrival. #villagers #cacaofarm #katemiddleton #princewilliam (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily Multivitamin Does Not Cut Cancer Incidence in Older Adults
Same randomized two - by - two factorial trial shows cocoa extract did not significantly reduce total cardiovascular events in older adults (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 18, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Daily Multivitamin Does Not Cut Cancer Incidence in Older Adults
FRIDAY, March 18, 2022 -- A daily multivitamin-multimineral (MVM) does not reduce the incidence of total invasive cancer, and cocoa extract does not reduce total cardiovascular events in older adults, according to two study reports published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cocoa-based supplements cuts risk of dying from heart disease by a THIRD
The new research by Harvard University academics is the first to show the long-term benefits of cocoa flavanol supplements. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The day of glorious silliness by Jill Waters, Hysteria 2021 category winner
Jill Waters is the winner of the Short Story category in the 2021 Hysteria Writing Competition. You can find her story, along with the other finalists from each category in the Hysteria 8 anthology. Listen to the recording Read by Caroline Brewer during the Hysteria 8 launch party. https://lindaph.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/jill-waters-the-day-of-glorious-silliness.mp3 Read the story Georgie lay in bed, psyching herself up to open her eyes. January 6th. Twelfth Night. Christmas 2020 had come and gone with not so much as a whimper. Restrictions and guidelines meant plans had fallen apart, and celebrations were cancel...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - January 13, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Jill Waters Tags: Hysteria hysteria 2021 hysteria 8 short story Source Type: news

Multivitamins, but Not Cocoa, Tied to Slowed Brain Aging Multivitamins, but Not Cocoa, Tied to Slowed Brain Aging
Taking a daily multivitamin for 3 years is associated with a 60% slowing of cognitive aging, with the effects especially pronounced in patients with cardiovascular disease, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - November 11, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Counting Your Carbon Footprint One Meal At a Time
At the COP26 conference this year, there’s a lot of grumbling among activists that official venues are serving meat, even if it’s locally-sourced meat. Animal agriculture has an outsized impact on global warming—up to 14.5% of annual global CO2 emissions, depending on which metrics you include. But here in Glasgow, a serving of meat also comes with a lesson in carbon footprint economics. Attendees here at COP26 are now informed of the carbon impact of their meals as they peruse the menus. At one restaurant, I was offered a choice between the traditional Scottish meal of haggis, neeps and tatties (stuffed,...
Source: TIME: Science - November 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker/Glasgow Tags: Uncategorized climate change Climate Is Everything Source Type: news

Counting Your Carbon Footprint One Meal At a Time
At the COP26 conference this year, there’s a lot of grumbling among activists that official venues are serving meat, even if it’s locally-sourced meat. Animal agriculture has an outsized impact on global warming—up to 14.5% of annual global CO2 emissions, depending on which metrics you include. But here in Glasgow, a serving of meat also comes with a lesson in carbon footprint economics. Attendees here at COP26 are now informed of the carbon impact of their meals as they peruse the menus. At one restaurant, I was offered a choice between the traditional Scottish meal of haggis, neeps and tatties (stuffed,...
Source: TIME: Science - November 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker/Glasgow Tags: Uncategorized climate change Climate Is Everything Source Type: news

Ghana: Chemoprevention of Cancers Increasing Consumption of Flavanol-Rich Cocoa
[Ghanaian Times] October is here and we all need to remind ourselves that it is marked by the global community as Breast Cancer Awareness month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cote d'Ivoire: Ivory Coast Confirmed Ebola Case
[New Dawn] Health authorities in Ivory Coast have a case of the Ebola virus in the Cocoa-rich West African country, with the victim being an 18-year-old Guinean national. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eating chocolate can increase your risk of four serious life-limiting conditions
CHOCOLATE can be a delicious indulgence, but too much of the sweet or bitter treat could be more harmful than you realise. The supposed health benefits of cocoa are easy to find, but what about the risks? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cocoa bean DNA testing offers path to end slavery and child labour in chocolate industry
(University of Bath) A new method of DNA testing on cocoa beans could revolutionise the chocolate industry, offering consumers greater reassurance about the origins and ethics of their beloved confectionery, and giving the global cocoa industry a precision tool to help end slavery and child labour. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news