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
Much has been said about the health benefits of red wine
consumption, including the positive effect it can have on heart
health. Now new research from Spain has shown that red wine can
also help fight that most common of ailments,...
A new public-private partnership, the Global Alliance for Improved
Nutrition (GAIN), has been launched to help create cost-effective
food fortification programmes in a bid to improve health, cognitive
development and productivity...