Fish is well known as the principal source of omega-3 fatty acids
which can help reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes and
arteriosclerosis. But new studies show that lean meat, fruit and
vegetables can also contain useful amounts...
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the charitable
organisation set up by the founder of the giant Microsoft computer
empire, has given $20 million to a team of researchers
investigating whether Carraguard, a red algae gel, can...
A combination of vitamins C and E and betacarotene can help speed
up the death of lung cancer cells, according to new research by
scientists in India. A study conducted at New Delhi's All India
Institute of Medical sciences showed...
Age-related cataracts (ARC) are the leading cause of acquired
blindness in the US, but a new study published in the latest issue
of Ophthalmic Epidemiology shows that antioxidant supplements may
slow their progression.
This month sees the launch of the first International Symposium on
the Role of Botanicals in Women's Health, where the latest
scientific data demonstrating how botanical medicines can play a
critical role in maintaining women's...
So-called cold fighting vitamins are ineffective among older men
who smoke, according to the findings of a new report. Researchers
from the University of Helsinki in Finland said they could find no
positive effects from vitamin C...