Insufficient levels of vitamin C before and during pregnancy can
lead to a higher risk of a ruptured membrane and premature
delivery, according to research presented at last week's Society
for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual...
The Council for Responsible Nutrition in the US has responded
angrily to a recent survey by in the journal JAMA which claimed
that the increased use of herbal supplements could lead to adverse
reactions with other drugs.
The US-based Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)
has criticised what it claims is the over-emphasis on milk's
ability to build strong bones, prompting an angry response from
activist group, the Center for Consumer...
Drugs which are unable to pass the blood-brain barrier, which stops
them getting into the brain where they could be potentially
beneficial to health, could hitch a ride on the back of vitamin C,
according to new research from Italy.
A recent survey by the National Consumers League (NCL) in the US
shows that 75% of Americans believe that products labelled
'natural' should contain at least 90% or more natural ingredients
and that 86% of those questioned...
The high profile recall of ephedra products in both Canada and
France in recent days has been backed up by new research from the
New England Medical Center published in the January issue of the
Mayo Clinic Proceedings.