The sandalwood tree has long been a part of Ayurvedic medicine in Sri Lanka. It seems the secret, as far as diabetes is concerned, is to extract the plant’s phenols.
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If you’ve tested high for cholesterol, your doctor may have put you on a statin drug to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. But anecdotal evidence, as well as studies not part of the original research by Professor Rory Collins, are raising questions about possible side effects such as diabetes, cataracts and memory loss. So Collins — a department head at Oxford University — says additional work is needed to convince the public that statins are safe.