Insufficient levels of vitamin C before and during pregnancy can
lead to a higher risk of a ruptured membrane and premature
delivery, according to research presented at last week's Society
for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual...
The Council for Responsible Nutrition in the US has responded
angrily to a recent survey by in the journal JAMA which claimed
that the increased use of herbal supplements could lead to adverse
reactions with other drugs.
The US-based Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)
has criticised what it claims is the over-emphasis on milk's
ability to build strong bones, prompting an angry response from
activist group, the Center for Consumer...
Drugs which are unable to pass the blood-brain barrier, which stops
them getting into the brain where they could be potentially
beneficial to health, could hitch a ride on the back of vitamin C,
according to new research from Italy.
A recent survey by the National Consumers League (NCL) in the US
shows that 75% of Americans believe that products labelled
'natural' should contain at least 90% or more natural ingredients
and that 86% of those questioned...