The Council for Responsible Nutrition in the US has responded
angrily to a recent survey by in the journal JAMA which claimed
that the increased use of herbal supplements could lead to adverse
reactions with other drugs.
The US-based Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)
has criticised what it claims is the over-emphasis on milk's
ability to build strong bones, prompting an angry response from
activist group, the Center for Consumer...
Drugs which are unable to pass the blood-brain barrier, which stops
them getting into the brain where they could be potentially
beneficial to health, could hitch a ride on the back of vitamin C,
according to new research from Italy.
A recent survey by the National Consumers League (NCL) in the US
shows that 75% of Americans believe that products labelled
'natural' should contain at least 90% or more natural ingredients
and that 86% of those questioned...
Understanding why some plants like spinach store much of their
calcium in a crystalline form could help scientists develop more
nutritious varieties of vegetables, reports the Functional Food
Up to three-quarters of a million eggs eaten every day contain
residues of a toxic drug that is widely used by intensive poultry
farmers, according to a new report published this week by the Soil
High school athletes are increasingly turning to drugs and other
chemical aids to build leaner, stronger bodies, researchers say,
citing studies that found greater use of substances from legal but
risky supplements to illegal steroid...