A European project is set to investigate the factors leading to
obesity as a type of eating disorder. The researchers hope the
results will be used to improve the level of healthy eating by
reducing the risk factors for eating disorders...
Contrary to widely held views, giving iron supplements to anaemic
children when they have a cold or other upper respiratory tract
infection can improve their iron status without side effects, finds
a recent study.
Researchers evaluating the link between diet and risk for dementia
have failed to confirm the role of saturated fat in higher risk of
the mental illness. But they stress that further studies may be
needed to reach any conclusions.
Despite the recent evidence showing that B vitamins and folic acid
supplements could protect against the onset of heart disease,
researchers from Australia say they have found no link between
blood folate levels and death from heart...
Key findings of a new survey from the Department of Health in the
UK reveal that the government and the food industry still have a
long way to go before the UK population has registered the
A new study backs evidence showing the dangers of the herb ephedra,
found in weight-loss products. However, the study by US researchers
found that only high doses of the product were related with stroke
A European study is set to investigate how to prevent both genetic
and sporadic breast cancers, looking at the relation between
genetic susceptibility and environmental factors, such as dietary
A study on the effects of fatty diets on puppies, could provide
valuable insights into how oxidised fat affects growing children,
report researchers this month. The team found that even those fed a
moderate level of oxidised lipids...