Drugs derived from marijuana are less effective than standard drugs
when it comes to curbing loss of appetite and weight in cancer
sufferers, according to the latest research by the Mayo Clinic and
the North Central Cancer Treatment...
In the wake of the terrorist attacks in the US on 11 September and
the subsequent anthrax attacks, a number of Internet sites have
begun offering remedies for anthrax and other bioterrorism threats.
However, almost all of these sites...
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center in
the US are looking for volunteers to take part in a study to
determine whether prostate cancer can be effectively treated by
selenium and vitamin E.
The potential risks of using popular pick-me-up ephedra or Ma Huang
were highlighted again recently in a speech by Dr Richard A. Cytryn
of the New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
Children with sickle cell disease (SCD) are normal sized at birth,
but often experience growth deficits and delayed development, which
may result from chronic under-nutrition, and in particular zinc
The benefits of a healthy diet and regular exercise have long been
promoted by the health industry, but new research presented to the
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research shows that a good
calcium intake and physical activity...
Vitamin C is known to have significant anti-cancer effects, but the
precise reason why has not always been clear. New research has
taken a further step towards discovering exactly why the vitamin
has such an effect, while at the same...