Nutrition
Researchers offer new and novel paradigm for advancing research on beneficial microbes

Researchers offer new and novel paradigm for advancing research on beneficial microbes

While beneficial microbes are becoming a more common tool in agriculture, their effectiveness in the field is severely blunted thanks to real-world environmental stressors like heat and drought,…

Ten foods high in magnesium

Ten foods high in magnesium

Magnesium is an important mineral that your body needs in order to function. It produces energy and regulates blood sugar and chemical reactions in the body. Magnesium helps…

Study finds 275,000 calls to poison control centers for dietary supplement exposures

Study finds 275,000 calls to poison control centers for dietary supplement exposures

U.S. Poison Control Centers receive a call every 24 minutes, on average, regarding dietary supplement exposures, according to a new study from the Center for Injury Research and…

A2 milk: What you need to know

A2 milk: What you need to know

A2 milk has been designed to be easier to digest and healthier than other cow’s milk on the market. Milk is a popular dietary staple in many western…

High-fat diet in pregnancy can cause mental health problems in offspring

High-fat diet in pregnancy can cause mental health problems in offspring

A high-fat diet not only creates health problems for expectant mothers, but new research in an animal model suggests it alters the development of the brain and endocrine…

Cake icing pigment could worsen inflammatory bowel disease

Cake icing pigment could worsen inflammatory bowel disease

Titanium dioxide nanoparticles, which are used as additive E171 in some foodstuffs, could be harmful to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Titanium dioxide nanoparticles, which are increasingly used…

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Drinking a few times a week ‘reduces diabetes risk’

Drinking a few times a week ‘reduces diabetes risk’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Raising a glass to the findings of the Danish…

Slimy slugs inspire ‘potentially lifesaving’ medical glue

Slimy slugs inspire ‘potentially lifesaving’ medical glue

Image copyright SPL Image caption Slugs were the inspiration for a new kind of super-sticky…

Should you finish a course of antibiotics?

Should you finish a course of antibiotics?

Image copyright Getty Images It is time to reconsider the widespread advice that people should…

Charlie Gard parents ‘denied final wish’ for more time

Charlie Gard parents ‘denied final wish’ for more time

Image copyright Featureworld Image caption Charlie has encephalomyopathic mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome Terminally-ill Charlie Gard…

Mental health crisis services in England ‘under pressure’

Mental health crisis services in England ‘under pressure’

Media captionPete Morris’s family tell BBC Radio 5 live they couldn’t get any help –…

‘Overwhelmed’ hospital in Worcester missed DNP overdose

‘Overwhelmed’ hospital in Worcester missed DNP overdose

Media captionBethany Shipsey’s mother is critical of the hospital care the 21-year-old received A young…

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Amgen gets fast FDA review for adding heart benefits to cholesterol drug label

(Reuters) – Amgen Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted priority review to the company’s request to add important heart safety data to the…

As drug prices drop, generics makers fight back with deals

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Generic drug makers are turning to M&A to shield themselves against a concerted effort by U.S. regulators to crack down on steep drug prices.…

AstraZeneca shares plunge 16 percent on lung cancer failure

LONDON (Reuters) – AstraZeneca’s combination of two injectable immunotherapy drugs failed to help patients as hoped in a closely watched advanced lung cancer trial, sending its shares plunging…

Scientists find sunscreen potential in Antarctic plants

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Scientists in Chile have discovered molecules in two species of Antarctic flowers that protect the plants from solar radiation and could potentially be used in…

First editing of human embryos carried out in United States

(Reuters) – Technology that allows alteration of genes in a human embryo has been used for the first time in the United States, according to Oregon Health and…

Study links rising U.S. e-cigarette use to rise in smokers quitting

LONDON (Reuters) – A rise in the use of electronic cigarettes among American adults is linked to a significant increase in the numbers of people quitting smoking, researchers…

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