The National Heart Forum (NHF) in UK yesterday launched a new
programme called young@heart, offering a number of recommendations
promoting an active lifestyle and a diet low in fat and rich in
fruit and vegetables for the nation's...
This month saw the first annual workshop of the Food, GI-tract
Functionality and Human Health Cluster (PROEUHEALTH), a grouping of
64 research partners from 16 European countries working together to
obtain greater knowledge of the...
Scientists in Wales have new evidence that confirms the long-held
belief that cod liver oil is good for the joints. The Cardiff-based
researchers say taking a cod-liver oil supplement could delay or
even reverse the damage done to...
Natural health researchers and providers in the US have expressed
their concern over the results of a recent study on hormone
replacement therapy. They are urging women to look for safe,
natural alternatives to HRT.
Elevated levels of the amino acid homocysteine in the blood can
lead to a higher risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's-related
dementia, according to the February 14th issue of The New England
Journal of Medicine.
Olympic gold medalists Christopher Dean and Mark Spitz have joined
the Go for the Goal awareness initiative designed to focus public
attention on the dangers of high cholesterol as a risk factor for
The extent of insurance coverage for complementary and alternative
medicine (CAM) may determine how often people use these practices,
according to new research by the Center for Alternative Medicine
Research and Education at Harvard's...
Stress is so much a part of modern day life that many people now
take it for granted. But a new study has shown that stress can be
bad for the heart, as it makes the body take longer to purge
harmful fats from the bloodstream.
The food we eat can have a major effect on the health of our genes,
and healthy genes are vital when it comes to protecting our bodies
against disease. Scientists are now calling for more research into
the beneficial effects on genes...
US company Applied Food Sciences (AFS) has made yield improvements
in its Coffee Antioxidant Enhancement Technology, a proprietary
process that increases the quantity of natural antioxidants found
in brewed coffee.