Potassium-rich foods such as bananas, tomatoes and orange juice
could help fight osteoporosis in post-menopausal women by helping
to reduce the level of calcium losses, report researchers from the
University of California San Francisco...
Fruit and vegetables are natural sources of many nutrients which
cna help the human body stave off a variety of illnesses. But new
techniques mean they can now be engineered to produce specific
remedies to specific problems.
The news that the antioxidants in wine can help keep the body
healthy has done much to boost sales of the drink in recent years.
Now cider makers are hoping that similar health claims will help
them increase sales, too.
Evidence suggesting that soya-based infant formulas could damage
infants' abilities to fight off disease has been published this
week. Research from the US suggests that some chemicals contained
in soya can suppress the immune...
A high dose of calcitrol, the active form of vitamin D, combined
with the chemotherapy agent docetaxel, can help the treatment of
hormone-refractory prostate cancer, according to research presented
at the annual meeting of the American...
A new European funded research project, involving a consortium of
European academic institutions, is dedicated to improving the
nutraceutical knowledge of fermented food products and will spend
four years seeking to improve the health...
In a second folic acid story today we report that folic acid
supplements could help keep the arteries healthy and protect
against heart disease, according to researchers in the UK, China