As the number of elderly people increases, demand for biomaterials
used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, cataracts and even
wrinkling, will rise significantly, according to a new report from
analysts Frost & Sullivan.
A new clinical study has found that eating oatmeal and other
wholegrain oat cereals can help control blood pressure levels. With
growing levels of hypertension costing health services millions in
treatment, the research comes as welcome...
A clinical trial of the popular herbal supplement St John's Wort
which suggests that it is no more effective than a placebo at
treating major depression has been slammed by dietary supplement
associations in the US.
Every child will agree - so often in life, foods which are said to
be good for us are the ones which we like the least. But there is
good news this week for those of us with a sweet tooth: honey has
been found to have potentialantioxidant...
St John's Wort is a popular herbal treatment used by millions to
combat depression, but a new study from the Netherlands suggests
that it could in fact have an adverse effect on chemotherapy drugs
used by cancer patients.
New research published in New Scientist this week suggests
that diets high in refined starches such as breads and cereals
increase insulin levels. This affects the development of the
eyeball and causes short-sightedness according...
Chocolate could be aggravating the sleep disorder which causes
sufferers to act out violent nightmares, according to scientists in
a recent New Scientist report. The disorder, called rapid
eye movement sleep behaviour disorder (RBD),...