Nutrition
Coconut palm sugar: Can people with diabetes eat it?

Coconut palm sugar: Can people with diabetes eat it?

In order to manage their condition, people with diabetes need to monitor their sugar intake. A good way of doing this might be by choosing a natural sweetener…

Eating more fiber may lower risk of osteoarthritis

Eating more fiber may lower risk of osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis affects millions of people both worldwide and across the United States. New research shows that a diet rich in fiber may lower the risk of developing painful…

Diet tips for managing ankylosing spondylitis

These tabs require JavaScript to be enabled. 8 food ingredients that can cause inflammation. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.arthritis.org/living-with-arthritis/arthritis-diet/foods-to-avoid-limit/food-ingredients-and-inflammation-3.php Anti-inflammatory diet. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.arthritis.org/living-with-arthritis/arthritis-diet/anti-inflammatory/anti-inflammatory-diet.php …

Vitamin D supplements could improve fertility

Contact our news editors For any corrections of factual information, or to contact our editorial team, please see our contact page. Please note: Any medical information published on…

Scientists uncover dietary strategy to address obesity using component in red chili

Contact our news editors For any corrections of factual information, or to contact our editorial team, please see our contact page. Please note: Any medical information published on…

Chocolate may cut risk of irregular heartbeat by a fifth

Chocolate may cut risk of irregular heartbeat by a fifth

Succumbed to that bar of chocolate? New research suggests that you shouldn’t feel too guilty. Eaten in moderation, chocolate could reduce your risk of irregular heartbeat by a…

Health

Charlie Gard’s parents lose life support court appeal

Charlie Gard’s parents lose life support court appeal

Image copyright PA Image caption Charlie’s rare disease has left him unable to cry and…

Fitness trackers ‘poor at measuring calories burned’

Fitness trackers ‘poor at measuring calories burned’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Do I really deserve that ice cream or not?…

Ancestry.com denies exploiting users’ DNA

Ancestry.com denies exploiting users’ DNA

Image copyright Bloomberg A leading genealogy service, Ancestry.com, has denied exploiting users’ DNA following criticism…

Fitness trackers ‘poor at measuring calories burned’

Fitness trackers ‘poor at measuring calories burned’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Do I really deserve that ice cream or not?…

‘Half a glass of wine every day’ increases breast cancer risk

‘Half a glass of wine every day’ increases breast cancer risk

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The link between alcohol and breast cancer is well-known…

Frozen ‘space sperm’ passes fertility test

Frozen ‘space sperm’ passes fertility test

Image copyright RobinOlimb/Getty Healthy baby mice have been born using freeze-dried sperm stored in the…

alastairmhart
Breaking

Drug approvals bounce back as R&D labs churn out new winners

LONDON The number of new drugs approved for sale in United States and Europe has bounced back this year, suggesting a marked slowdown in 2016 was an aberration…

U.S. Alzheimer’s deaths jump 54 percent; many increasingly dying at home

CHICAGO U.S. deaths from Alzheimer’s disease rose by more than 50 percent from 1999 to 2014, and rates are expected to continue to rise, reflecting the nation’s aging…

Deadly brain infection in German MS patient prompts Roche investigation

ZURICH A person in Germany treated with Roche Holding AG’s new multiple sclerosis drug Ocrevus has been diagnosed with an often-deadly brain infection after switching from another medication…

Estimated 23 mln would lose health insurance under Republican bill: CBO

WASHINGTON An estimated 23 million people would lose health coverage by 2026 under Republican legislation aimed at repealing Obamacare, a nonpartisan congressional agency said on Wednesday in the…

Exclusive: McConnell frets about healthcare, hopeful on tax overhaul

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday he does not yet know how Republicans will amass the votes needed to pass legislation now being crafted…

GW to file cannabis drug as journal confirms epilepsy success

LONDON GW Pharmaceuticals is set to file its cannabis-derived drug with U.S. regulators imminently, following publication of detailed data on its success in fighting severe childhood epilepsy. GW…

Steve's Corner

Steve Radio podcast-Week 1

Steve Radio podcast-Week 1

Steve Radio podcast-Week 2

Steve Radio podcast-Week 2

Steve Radio podcast-Week 3

Steve Radio podcast-Week 3

Steve Radio podcast-Week 4

Steve Radio podcast-Week 4

Steve Radio podcast-Week 5

Steve Radio podcast-Week 5

Steve Radio podcast-Week 6

Steve Radio podcast-Week 6

Steve Radio podcast-Week 7

Steve Radio podcast-Week 7

Steve Radio podcast-Week 8

Steve Radio podcast-Week 8