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Remarkable cancer-fighting berry tree discovered

Scientists have discovered that a berry found only in Far North Queensland has previously unknown cancer-fighting properties.

Strawberries lower cholesterol

Previous studies have demonstrated the antioxidant capacity of strawberries. Now researchers have revealed that these fruits also help to reduce cholesterol.

Do wolfberries have health benefits?

Wolfberries appear to interact with the influenza vaccine to offer additional protection against the flu virus, according to some new research using mice.

Frozen berry mix triggers hepatitis outbreak

A series of acute hepatitis A outbreak across five U.S. states have been linked with a frozen berry and pomegranate mix sold by Costco stores.

Berries may be healthy, but what actually gets past the mouth?

Scientists have studied what happens to extracts from different berries high with human saliva and have shown that not all of the health-promoting substances survive in the mouth.

Eating berries may delay memory decline

A new study suggests that eating berries could be helpful in preventing older women from suffering from age-related memory degeneration.

Video: Hungry black bear raids Whistler pizza shop

A hungry black bear made his way into a pizza shop in Whistler, BC, and helped himself to food from the restaurant's pizza warmer, while surprised diners videotaped the shocking incident.
 

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A juniper berry is the female seed cone produced by the various species of junipers. It is not a tru...
A juniper berry is the female seed cone produced by the various species of junipers. It is not a true berry but a cone with unusually fleshy and merged scales, which give it a berry-like appearance.
Autumn bears fruit for the  varied foliage
Autumn bears fruit for the varied foliage
A variety of berries
A variety of berries
VancityAllie
An assortment of berries at a farmers  market
An assortment of berries at a farmers' market
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Ragesoss
A berry from the Australian blushwood tree
A berry from the Australian blushwood tree
Charlesy
Frostbitten berries on the Maine coast.
Frostbitten berries on the Maine coast.