New research published in New Scientist this week suggests
that diets high in refined starches such as breads and cereals
increase insulin levels. This affects the development of the
eyeball and causes short-sightedness according...
Chocolate could be aggravating the sleep disorder which causes
sufferers to act out violent nightmares, according to scientists in
a recent New Scientist report. The disorder, called rapid
eye movement sleep behaviour disorder (RBD),...
People who drink a glass of full fat milk everyday may be less
likely to suffer from asthma than those who drink a less fatty
dairy alternative. A recent study in Australia found that dairy
products contribute to the high asthma prevalence...
A study at the University of Colorado at Boulder has found that
older adults may beable to combat oxidative stress in their cells
by increasing vitamin C intake. And with the increase in
metabolism, the benefits would also include...
Women should start adding more tomato products to their diets,
according to the results of a study presented this week by Harvard
Medical School researchers at the American College of Cardiology
Commonly-used cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins can block
damage by an Alzheimer's-associated protein in neurons and blood
vessels, according to a study by University of South Florida
Trials are to begin soon in six countries on a herbal preparation
created by scientists in India to establish its efficacy in
treating hepatitis B. If the trials are successful, the herbal
remedy could be launched in other countries.
A lack of sodium in the first two weeks of life can have a major
effect on the development of the brains of premature infants. These
are the findings of a recent study by doctors at Guy's Hospital in
London published in the March...