Habitual fish oil supplementation may be linked to a lower risk of all-cause and cardiovascular (CVD) disease-related deaths, say researchers, who also point to a lower risk of CVD incidences as a result.
A "previous serious illness" was responsible for the death of a Mexican woman - not Herbalife weight loss shakes - say local doctors following accusations in the Mexican and UK press of lead contamination.
According the Euromonitor – in 2012 there were over 577 million people aged over 65 globally, a figure only set to rise according to government agencies. This has prompted focus to fall on the need for new dietary strategies to cope with this ageing demographic,...
The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (VWA) has said
there is no danger in taking probiotic dairy drink - but is
planning to release details on possible consequence of the bacteria
on vulnerable groups.
Infants in developing countries are particularly vulnerable to
illnesses such as pneumonia and diarrhea, but researchers have
found that taking a zinc supplement each week could significantly
lower their risk of dying from these diseases.
What role do antioxidants play in preventing age-related diseases?
What changes occur in the human body when it ages? A European
funded study, co-ordinated by the UK Institute of Food Research in
Norwich, is currently trying to tackle...
Zinc intake among the elderly in Europe is generally low - but
European researchers are currently trying to discover the role of
zinc in preventing the chronic and degenerative diseases associated
People who have suffered from heart attacks could live longer if
they drink plenty of tea, according to new research from Israel.
The antioxidants in tea are thought to be the key to prolonging
life after the attack.
It is the general belief today that low blood cholesterol is key in
reducing cardiovascular disease. This opinion has now been
challenged by data from the Honolulu Heart Program, a large
epidemiological study of cardiovascular disease.