Teenagers who use herbal products are more likely to move on to
more harmful drugs such as cigarettes, alcohol and narcotics,
according to a paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society
for Adolescent Medicine in the US.
Many people find that a swift drink can help them relax and wind
down from the stresses of life. Now, new research from the US has
found evidence to suggest that moderate alcohol consumption can
have a beneficial effect on blood pressure...
The Internet is a mine of information on almost any subject under
the sun, but it has never been truly convincing as a source of
useful information on health matters. But researchers from Italy
have discovered that the situation has...
The catechins found in green tea may benefit arthritis patients by
reducing the degradation of cartilage, according to an in vitro
study conducted at the University of Sheffield Medical School in
Daily calcium supplementation can significantly affect the
development of optimum bone mass in teenaged girls, according to
research presented this week at the Fifth International Symposium:
Clinical Advances in Osteoporosis.
There is yet more evidence this week that the holy grail of
over-eaters - a pill which can help them lose weight - may yet
become a reality. Researchers from the University of Dundee in
Scotland have discovered how the body burns...