Nutrition

Why Americans Waste So Much Food

Even though American consumers throw away about 80 billion pounds of food a year, only about half are aware that food waste is a problem. Even more,…

Lower risk of bowel cancer death linked to high omega 3 intake after diagnosis

People with the disease may benefit from boosting dietary oily fish content, say researchers. A high dietary intake of omega 3 fatty acids, derived from…

Store-bought baby food may be healthier per meal than homemade

Store-bought baby food may be healthier per meal than homemade

If you are currently weaning your baby and are not quite the domestic god or goddess in the kitchen, fear not. New research finds that home-cooked baby…

Different types of polyunsaturated fatty acids are associated with differential risks for type 2 diabetes

Different types of circulating polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are associated with differing future risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a large European study authored by Nita…

Beware of antioxidants, warns scientific review

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Eat more healthy fat to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes

Eat more healthy fat to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes

Eating more unsaturated fats instead of carbohydrates decreases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, says research published in PLOS Medicine. Oily fish is a good source of…

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Double hand transplant: UK’s first operation ‘tremendous’ success

Media caption‘I couldn’t wish for anything better.’ Pictures from PA The UK’s first double hand…

Double hand transplant: UK’s first operation ‘tremendous’ success

Media caption‘I couldn’t wish for anything better.’ Pictures from PA The UK’s first double hand…

Double hand transplant: UK’s first operation ‘tremendous’ success

Media caption‘I couldn’t wish for anything better.’ Pictures from PA The UK’s first double hand…

Double hand transplant: UK’s first operation ‘tremendous’ success

Media caption‘I couldn’t wish for anything better.’ Pictures from PA The UK’s first double hand…

Double hand transplant: UK’s first operation ‘tremendous’ success

Media caption‘I couldn’t wish for anything better.’ Pictures from PA The UK’s first double hand…

Double hand transplant: UK’s first operation ‘tremendous’ success

Media caption‘I couldn’t wish for anything better.’ Pictures from PA The UK’s first double hand…

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First baby with Zika-related birth defect born in New York City

New York City has reported its first case of a baby born with the birth defect microcephaly related to exposure to the Zika virus, health officials said on…

Florida tests more than 200 residents in Zika probe

CHICAGO Health authorities in Florida have tested about 200 people for the Zika virus as part of the state’s investigation of two possible cases of infections not related…

Obama signs into law opioid addiction bill to protect newborns

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a measure that pledges greater efforts to protect drug-dependent newborns and assist their parents. The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery…

FDA raises concerns over Valeant’s eye drop

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX.TO) (VRX.N) said on Friday U.S. regulators have raised concerns over a new eye drop manufactured at a Bausch + Lomb facility in Florida. The…

FDA raises concerns over Valeant’s eye drop

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX.TO) (VRX.N) said on Friday U.S. regulators have raised concerns over a new eye drop manufactured at a Bausch + Lomb facility in Florida. The…

EU watchdog flags faulty generic drug data, backs sales halt

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommended suspending sales of some generic drugs after a review found that data collected by a contract research company in India for their…

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