An American researcher who claimed last year that carrageenin from
the Philippines can cause cancer has admitted her research was at
best inconclusive, according to the Seaweed Industry Association of
the Philippines (SIAP).
Drugs more commonly used to treat depression and to help people
stop smoking can also lead to significant weight loss among obese
patients, according to the results of a study funded by drug maker
GlaxoSmithKline and presented at...
An investigation by a coalition of dietary supplement makers into a
possible link between popular health supplement kava kava and an
increased risk of liver failure has exonerated the herb, although
the study's author urged that...
Researchers in the US have successfully used the hormone leptin to
treat patients suffering from lipodystrophy, a rare and
difficult-to-treat disorder that shares some of thecharacteristics
of typical type 2 diabetes.