Nutrition
Barley ‘reduces appetite and improves metabolism’

Barley ‘reduces appetite and improves metabolism’

Those who are on a constant quest to stay healthy may want to include barley in their regular diet; a study published in the British Journal of…

Barley ‘reduces appetite and improves metabolism’

Barley ‘reduces appetite and improves metabolism’

Those who are on a constant quest to stay healthy may want to include barley in their regular diet; a study published in the British Journal of…

Aging may worsen the effects of a high-salt diet

Contact our news editors For any corrections of factual information, or to contact our editorial team, please see our contact page. Please note: Any medical information published on…

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

Contact our news editors For any corrections of factual information, or to contact our editorial team, please see our contact page. Please note: Any medical information published on…

Alleviating malnutrition in children in resource-limited and conflict areas

Contact our news editors For any corrections of factual information, or to contact our editorial team, please see our contact page. Please note: Any medical information published on…

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.…

Health

Doctors reject ‘final’ contract offer

Doctors reject ‘final’ contract offer

Image copyright AFP Image caption Junior doctors are taking part in their second strike in…

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…

Doctors reject ‘final’ contract offer

Doctors reject ‘final’ contract offer

Image copyright AFP Image caption Junior doctors are taking part in their second strike in…

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…

alastairmhart
Breaking

Burwell says no Zika virus cases passed by mosquitoes in continental U.S.

WASHINGTON U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said on Wednesday that no cases of the Zika virus had been passed by mosquitoes to people in the…

Walgreens threatens to pull out of Theranos partnership: WSJ

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.O), the largest U.S. drugstore chain, threatened to terminate its relationship with Theranos Inc unless the blood-testing company quickly fixes the problems found by…

U.S. CDC sees potential widespread Zika virus in Puerto Rico

The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday told a Congressional hearing that he expects Puerto Rico to be hard hit by the…

WHO advises women on Zika protection but no travel advisories

GENEVA/LONDON The World Health Organisation advised women on Wednesday on how to protect themselves from Zika, particularly if pregnant, but also reassured them that most women in areas…

Care and Cure: Engineering the future of diabetes treatment

Cambridge, MASS For diabetics, life is a constant struggle to maintain balance – keeping track of your carbohydrate intake, constantly monitoring blood-sugar levels, and injecting insulin. It’s a…

Study finds concerning trends among Dutch assisted suicide cases

(Reuters Health) – Laws permitting assisted suicide may justify the right of even psychiatric patients to end their lives in theory, but the reality of implementing such programs…