February 2014

Olive oil protects against breast cancer

A study by Spanish researchers has shown that following a Mediterranean diet rich in extra virgin olive oil (four tablespoons a day) can reduce by up to two thirds the risk of breast cancer. In…


1.6 million for biotechnology projects

A kit for early detection of Alzheimer’s, a treatment to prevent brain damage in stroke patients and smart bandage to heal wounds are 3 of the 15 projects in the field of biotechnology to the…