Nutrition
Portion-controlled ready meals may encourage greater weight loss

Portion-controlled ready meals may encourage greater weight loss

Ready meals are not normally considered as part of a healthy diet. However, a new study suggests that the portion-control aspect of these meals might make them a…

Fasting-mimicking diet shows promise against MS

Fasting-mimicking diet shows promise against MS

New research concludes that a diet mimicking the effects of fasting should be further investigated as a potential treatment for multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases. It…

Few Americans engage in health behaviors that prevent chronic disease

Few Americans engage in health behaviors that prevent chronic disease

There are five key health behaviors that can reduce the risk of chronic diseases, according to researchers, but little more than 6 percent of Americans adhere to them.…

Why malnutrition is an immune disorder

Malnourished children are most likely to die from common infections, not starvation alone, and immune disorder may be part of the cause, according to a review led…

Prenatal fruit consumption boosts babies’ cognitive development

Study discovers previously unknown benefits of fruit consumption in expectant mothers. Most people have heard the old adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.”…

Prenatal fruit consumption boosts babies’ cognitive development

Study discovers previously unknown benefits of fruit consumption in expectant mothers. Most people have heard the old adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.”…

Health

Medic urges mediation over care rows

Medic urges mediation over care rows

Image copyright PA The NHS could save millions of pounds if families and doctors were…

Children ‘denied mental health support’

Media captionMichael Buchanan reports on the variation in mental health support in England More than…

Children ‘denied mental health support’

Media captionMichael Buchanan reports on the variation in mental health support in England More than…

Children ‘denied mental health support’

Media captionMichael Buchanan reports on the variation in mental health support in England More than…

WHO seeks to allay Zika Olympics fears

WHO seeks to allay Zika Olympics fears

Image copyright AP Image caption Brazil has send teams to eradicate mosquitoes that carry the…

Scots Ebola nurse ‘may never run again’

Scots Ebola nurse ‘may never run again’

Image caption Pauline Cafferkey contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone in 2014 The Scottish nurse who…

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WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved due to Zika

LONDON May 28 – The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday rejected a call for the Rio Olympic Games to be moved or postponed due to the threat…

Portland schools failed protocols over high lead levels in water

Portland Public Schools failed to follow federal protocols and did not notify parents after high levels of lead were detected at two of its schools two months ago,…

New incentives needed to develop antibiotics to fight superbugs

NEW YORK Drugmakers are renewing efforts to develop medicines to fight emerging antibiotic-resistant bacteria, but creating new classes of drugs on the scale needed is unlikely to happen…

Medical experts want Rio Olympics delayed or moved due to Zika

LONDON/WASHINGTON More than 100 medical experts, academia and scientists on Friday have called for the Rio Olympic Games to be postponed or moved because of fears that the…

Scientists disagree over Zika risk at Brazil’s Olympics

LONDON One day after a top U.S. health official declared there was no public health reason to cancel or delay this summer’s Olympics in Brazil, more than 150…

G7 told to act on antibiotics as dreaded superbug hits U.S.

ISE-SHIMA, Japan/LONDON Britain told the G7 industrial powers on Friday to do more to fight killer superbugs as the United States reported the first case in the country…

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