Feb. 6, 2023
Researchers demonstrated the antioxidant effects of oleuropein on cells formed during the first stage of pregnancy without adverse effects.
Jan. 7, 2022
The Facts About Olive Oil and Skin Care
People have been using olive oil for face and skin care for thousands of years. Find out how olive oil heals damaged skin and moisturizes.
Sep. 22, 2020
Mediterranean Diet May Help Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis in Smokers
Adherence to the Mediterranean diet among female smokers and former smokers was linked with a reduced risk of contracting rheumatoid arthritis.
Apr. 13, 2020
Olive Oil Reduces Cardiovascular Risk Markers in Fibromyalgia Patients
Regular use of olive oil in fibromyalgia patients can greatly reduce their cardiovascular risk.
Oct. 5, 2018
Med Diet May Lower Stroke Risk in Women
A new study in the U.K. suggests the Mediterranean diet may be particularly protective of stroke in women over 40, regardless of whether they take hormone replacement therapy or have experienced menopause.
Jul. 23, 2018
Researchers Turn to Olive Oil to Help Reduce Maternal Deaths in Uganda
Mbarara University of Science and Technology researchers are testing a wound dressing with olive oil and honey.
May. 22, 2017
A Unisex Contraceptive Made From Olives
An olive-based contraceptive, which is harmless to sperm and eggs, could be commercially available within two years for women to take before or after sex. The male version is expected to be developed within four years.
Mar. 9, 2017
Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Deadliest Breast Cancer by 40 Percent
"We found a strong link between the Mediterranean diet and reduced oestrogen-receptor-negative breast cancer risk," said lead researcher Piet van den Brandt
Jun. 14, 2016
Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil May Prevent Breast Cancer Relapse
A new study suggests that Mediterranean diet including generous amounts of olive oil may reduce the risk of breast cancer relapse compared to a normal diet.
May. 2, 2016
Extra Virgin Olive Oil More Effective than Ibuprofen in Treating Menstrual Pain
Daily doses of extra virgin olive oil taken two weeks prior to the menstrual cycle is more effective at reducing pain severity than common NSAID ibuprofen.
Apr. 4, 2016
Med Diet Associated with Lower Hip Fractures
Results from a large observational study show the Mediterranean diet is associated with significantly lower risk of hip fractures in women.
Feb. 24, 2016
Med Diet with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Reduces Incidence of Invasive Breast Cancer
Randomized trial shows that consuming a MedDiet supplemented with extra virgin olive oil reduces invasive breast cancer by 68 percent
Sep. 29, 2015
Olive Oil-Enriched Diet During Pregnancy Can Benefit the Unborn Through Adulthood
A recent study suggests a diet rich in olive oil can have a positive effect on the development of the unborn child and may also be beneficial through her adult life.