Nutrition

Scientists challenge recommendation that men with more muscle need more protein

Sports nutrition recommendations may undergo a significant shift after research from the University of Stirling has found individuals with more muscle mass do not need more protein…

Low protein diets may improve blood sugar regulation in obesity

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The war on sugar: ‘Children should consume fewer than 6 teaspoons daily’

The war on sugar: ‘Children should consume fewer than 6 teaspoons daily’

Sweet in taste but sour for health, sugar intake has become a major concern in the United States, with numerous studies linking high sugar consumption to increased risk…

The war on sugar: ‘Children should consume fewer than 6 teaspoons daily’

The war on sugar: ‘Children should consume fewer than 6 teaspoons daily’

Sweet in taste but sour for health, sugar intake has become a major concern in the United States, with numerous studies linking high sugar consumption to increased risk…

The war on sugar: ‘Children should consume fewer than 6 teaspoons daily’

The war on sugar: ‘Children should consume fewer than 6 teaspoons daily’

Sweet in taste but sour for health, sugar intake has become a major concern in the United States, with numerous studies linking high sugar consumption to increased risk…

Guarana found to have higher antioxidant potential than green tea

The millions of people who consume green tea all over the world benefit from the catechins it contains. Catechins are a class of chemical compounds with…

Health

Depression: A revolution in treatment?

Depression: A revolution in treatment?

Image copyright Hayley Mason It’s not very often we get to talk about a revolution…

HIV effort let down by test shortages, says WHO

HIV effort let down by test shortages, says WHO

Image copyright SPL A shortage of HIV testing could undermine global efforts to diagnose and…

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Image copyright Science Photo Library A confidential review of government plans for a seven-day NHS…

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Image copyright Science Photo Library A confidential review of government plans for a seven-day NHS…

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

Image copyright Science Photo Library A confidential review of government plans for a seven-day NHS…

Heatwave alerts for south-east England as temperatures hit 30C

Heatwave alerts for south-east England as temperatures hit 30C

Image copyright PA The Met Office has issued heatwave alerts across the south and east…

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Florida governor complains U.S. not doing enough to fight Zika

CHICAGO Florida Governor Rick Scott on Wednesday said the federal government has so far not delivered all of the Zika antibody tests and laboratory support he has requested…

Why it’s bad to skip prescribed drugs after a heart attack

(Reuters Health) – Many patients who have clogged arteries or survive a heart attack don’t consistently take medications prescribed to prevent life-threatening complications, a study confirms. Taking drugs…

Clinton calls for lower price on allergy drug EpiPen

WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on pharmaceutical company Mylan NV to voluntarily drop the price of its severe allergy treatment drug EpiPen, which has increased in…

Getting enough omega-3 may cut risk of diabetic retinopathy

(Reuters Health) – For adults with type 2 diabetes, following a Mediterranean diet including at least two servings of fatty fish per week may lower the risk of…

Study shows extent of brain damage from Zika infections

CHICAGO A report released on Tuesday shows in graphic detail the kind of damage Zika infections can do to the developing brain – damage that goes well beyond…

Florida announces Zika case hundreds of miles from Miami

CHICAGO Florida officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Zika acquired by local mosquitoes in Pinellas County, located some 265 miles (425 km) from Miami, where the…

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