Jan. 30, 2019
A study completed at the University of Jaén has identified the benefits that a compound found in both olives and olive oil may have on an aggressive type of breast cancer.
Jan. 10, 2019
Researchers found that following the Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease by 25 percent. They also got some clues as to why this may be the case.
Jan. 7, 2019
A new study discovered it is not necessary to avoid cheese and yogurt to reduce the risk of heart disease.
Oct. 8, 2014
Europe has rejected the U.K.'s food labeling system, which it says unfairly discriminates against healthful foods like olive oil.
Aug. 28, 2014
Extra virgin olive oil, even when fried, can boost the health of diabetes patients.
Jul. 8, 2014
Researchers from Jaén are experimenting with supplementing olive oil with lutein, a substance with antioxidant activity that plays a role in eye health.
Jun. 25, 2014
A compound found naturally in olives helps fight bacterial infections, according to an international patent application by Spanish scientists.
May. 19, 2014
A new study shows that olive oil may protect against the adverse vascular effects of exposure to air pollution particles.
Apr. 1, 2014
A New Zealand company is seeking an international patent for an olive leaf extract it says can help prevent or manage insulin sensitivity.
Feb. 20, 2014
Virgin olive oil is among the items in a mother’s delivery kit \sold in Nigeria to help save the lives of women and their babies.
Nov. 6, 2013
A new patent application proposes adding olive polyphenols in wound treatments based on umbilical cord stem cells.