Folic acid could play an essential role in protecting the brain
against Alzheimer's disease and other degenerative disorders,
according to a study by scientists at the National Institute on
Aging. A study carried out on mice...
The European Commission has agreed funding for a project run by
researchers at the University of Lund in Sweden which could lead to
a raft of healthy, cereal-based products such as oat ice cream
hitting the market.
An experimental drug called NN2211 has been shown to suppress
appetite and promote weight loss in monkeys, findings which are
being hailed as a significant step forward in the ongoing search
for an anti-fat pill.
Persuading children to eat healthily may not be as difficult as was
once feared. New research from the Institute of Grocery
Distribution (IGD) in the UK has shown that children as young as
seven are aware of the need for a balanced...
Yesterday we reported on new evidence supporting the claim that the
antioxidant properties of tea can be good for maintaining blood
flow, but research presented at the same Nutrition Week conference
shows that these properties vary...
A natural substance which fights the fungus that harms foods such
as grapes, mulberries, peanuts and beansprouts may help prevent
cancer, according to a study published in the British Journal of
Cancer this week.
Drugs more commonly used to treat depression and to help people
stop smoking can also lead to significant weight loss among obese
patients, according to the results of a study funded by drug maker
GlaxoSmithKline and presented at...
Researchers in the US have successfully used the hormone leptin to
treat patients suffering from lipodystrophy, a rare and
difficult-to-treat disorder that shares some of thecharacteristics
of typical type 2 diabetes.