News tagged with coconut oil

Coconut oil could combat tooth decay

Digested coconut oil is able to attack the bacteria that cause tooth decay. It is a natural antibiotic that could be incorporated into commercial dental care products, say scientists presenting their work at the Society for ...

dateSep 03, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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'Tree of Life' fighting for life

Scientists from The University of Nottingham have joined forces with researchers in Africa to tackle a lethal disease which is devastating a vital resource and foodstuff... the coconut palm.

dateSep 14, 2010 in Ecology
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Treat acne with coconut oil and nano-bombs

A natural product found in both coconut oil and human breast milk - lauric acid -- shines as a possible new acne treatment thanks to a bioengineering graduate student from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. The ...

dateApr 14, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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