Children with sickle cell disease (SCD) are normal sized at birth,
but often experience growth deficits and delayed development, which
may result from chronic under-nutrition, and in particular zinc
The benefits of a healthy diet and regular exercise have long been
promoted by the health industry, but new research presented to the
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research shows that a good
calcium intake and physical activity...
Vitamin C is known to have significant anti-cancer effects, but the
precise reason why has not always been clear. New research has
taken a further step towards discovering exactly why the vitamin
has such an effect, while at the same...
La Leva di Archimede, a consumer association which fights to
protect freedom of choice with particular emphasis on health
matters and nutrition, is protesting to MEPs about proposed changes
to the rules governing food supplement sales...
New research from Scandinavian Clinical Research in Norway shows
that conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) can help reduce body fat in
humans. The research, published in The Journal of International
Medical Research (JIMR) is the fifth...
A new topical gel containing bexarotene, a form of vitamin A, is
undergoing clinical trials at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in
Philadelphia, to test its effect on parapsoriasis, a red, scaly
rash which can often be a precursor to skin...
The growing importance of bottled water enriched with vitamins,
minerals and herbal ingredients means that the simplest of food
products has now become a major driver of growth in the
Vitamin E could play a major role in prolonging life, according to
a report in the Harvard Health Letter. The publication focuses
primarily on the results from a study in Italy which emphasises
vitamin E's role as an antioxidant.