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.
An American study has found that the daily intake of vitamin C has
an important role in preventing cataracts. Cataracts are present in
45 per cent of people older than 75 years, and their removal is the
most commonly performed surgical...
Birth defects, premature birth and other severe health problems in
tomorrow's babies are being linked to the soaring rates of obesity
among women of childbearing age, according to a new report released
by the US' March of...
A study to investigate the effect of a chinese herb formula on
liver cancer is to be carried out at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Cancer Center, in New York.The Japanese compund, called
Sho-Saiko-to, is made up of seven Chinese herbs...