Nutrition

Aging may worsen the effects of a high-salt diet

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FDA seeks $5.1 billion total for FY 2017, including funds to implement food safety law, improve medical product safety and quality

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Alleviating malnutrition in children in resource-limited and conflict areas

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Research shows weight loss and improved cholesterol levels with walnut-rich diet

These tabs require JavaScript to be enabled. 1. Effects of Diet Composition and Insulin Resistance Status on Plasma Lipid Levels in a Weight Loss Intervention in Women.…

New Iowa State research holds promise for diabetics with vitamin D deficiency

A simple change in diet could boost vitamin D levels for millions of Americans suffering from Type 2 diabetes, according to new research from Iowa State University…

How Often Should I Eat Tuna?

How Often Should I Eat Tuna?

Canned tuna is often the most common source of mercury in the diet. The term tuna encompasses several species of fish, including skipjack, albacore,…

Health

Time ‘running out’ for doctors deal

Time ‘running out’ for doctors deal

Image copyright PA Image caption Talks between the British Medical Association and government have broken…

Record rise in ‘NHS dissatisfaction’

Record rise in ‘NHS dissatisfaction’

Image copyright Thinkstock The biggest ever rise in public dissatisfaction with the NHS was recorded…

Mental health beds search ‘a scandal’

Mental health beds search ‘a scandal’

Image copyright SPL The practice of sending mentally ill adults in England long distances for…

Junior doctors begin second strike

Junior doctors begin second strike

Image copyright PA Image caption Talks between the British Medical Association and government have broken…

Record rise in ‘NHS dissatisfaction’

Record rise in ‘NHS dissatisfaction’

Image copyright Thinkstock The biggest ever rise in public dissatisfaction with the NHS was recorded…

Mental health beds search ‘a scandal’

Mental health beds search ‘a scandal’

Image copyright SPL The practice of sending mentally ill adults in England long distances for…

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FDA advisory panel strongly backs biosimilar Remicade

A medical advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday recommended approval of a cheaper biosimilar form of Johnson & Johnson’s Remicade arthritis drug that…

Finland has had two cases of Zika virus: official

HELSINKI Two people in Finland have tested positive for the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus since last summer, the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) said on Wednesday. The…

Asian scientists race to make Zika test kit, but lack of live sample a challenge

NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE Scientists in Asia are racing to put together detection kits for the Zika virus, with China on Thursday confirming its first case, but the researchers are…

In Egypt, medicines disappear from shelves as dollar crisis bites

CAIRO Nahed Ibrahim has scoured Egypt in vain to find a regular supply of medication to help her mother to recover from a stroke she suffered four months…

Zika, disease of the poor, may not change abortion in Brazil

RECIFE Six months pregnant with her first child, Eritania Maria has a rash and a mild fever, symptoms of the Zika virus linked to brain deformities in newborn…

Zika virus leaves Kenya undecided about attending Rio Olympics

NAIROBI Kenya caused a stir on Tuesday when the head of its Olympics committee said the team might withdraw from the Rio Games because of Zika, but officials…