The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a voluntary
recall of two popular supplements - PC SPES, which is used for
prostate health, and SPES which is used to boost the immune system
- because they allegedly contain...
Dried plums - otherwise known as prunes - can have a powerful
anti-microbial effect, according to new evidence from Kansas State
University. Research by food microbiologist Daniel Fung has shown
that prunes can help make meat products...
Swiss drug giant Novartis has reported sales of SFr32 billion
(€21.7bn) for 2001, a 14 per cent increase on the previous year.
The company said that sales of its principal pharmaceutical
products were the main drivers of the growth.
Many African HIV sufferers are benefiting from a combination of
plant sterols and sterolins, according to Professor Patrick Bouic,
chief immunologist at Stellenbosch University in Cape Town, South
Africa. Now he is hoping to win support...
Every year in the run up to Valentine's Day consumers are bombarded
with adverts urging them to buy chocolates for their loved ones.
But this year one message is slightly different - it says buy
chocolate because they are good...