Nutrition
Poor fetal, maternal outcomes linked to high-fructose diet in pregnancy

Poor fetal, maternal outcomes linked to high-fructose diet in pregnancy

Consuming too much fructose has previously been linked to diabetes and obesity, but for expectant mothers, it could also lead to placental and fetal defects. This is according…

Scientists to use microbes and methane to create sustainable Omega 3

Scientists are trying to find a new way to produce the nutritional fatty acids called Omega 3 that are currently sourced from fish oil from the world’s…

Vitamin D supplementation among infants boosts muscle mass at 3 years

Vitamin D supplementation among infants boosts muscle mass at 3 years

Infants who consume a healthy amount of vitamin D in the first 12 months of their lives seem to have more muscle mass and less body fat by…

What are the Health Benefits of Walnuts?

These tabs require JavaScript to be enabled. Bes-Rastrollo, M., Wedick, N.M., Martinez-Gonzalez, M.A., Li, T.Y., Sampson, L., & Hu, F.B. (2009, April 29). Prospective study of nut…

Up to 50% of people with undiagnosed coeliac disease have iron deficiency anaemia

Almost a quarter (23%) of British adults recalled being told they were anaemic following a blood test, according to a recent YouGov survey1 for Coeliac UK; the…

Holistic approach to mealtimes could help dementia sufferers

Eating together, providing social support and interaction during meals could help people with dementia avoid dehydration and malnutrition – according to new NIHR-funded research from the University…

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Junior doctors’ contract talks welcomed

Junior doctors’ contract talks welcomed

Image copyright AFP The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has welcomed the agreement from the…

Skin bacteria stay ‘stable over time’

Skin bacteria stay ‘stable over time’

Image copyright SPL Everyone has their own personal range of bacteria living on their skin…

Axed health champion fears for young

Media caption“It is not actually me that is being silenced, it is young people and…

Junior doctors’ contract talks welcomed

Junior doctors’ contract talks welcomed

Image copyright AFP The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has welcomed the agreement from the…

Junior doctors’ contract talks welcomed

Junior doctors’ contract talks welcomed

Image copyright AFP The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has welcomed the agreement from the…

US to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s

US to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s

Image copyright Reuters Image caption US officials say the number of teenagers using e-cigarettes has…

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Valeant forms internal committee to oversee drug pricing

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, which has acknowledged mistakes in its drug pricing practices amid U.S. congressional probes, said on Thursday it has formed a new committee to oversee…

U.S. cracks down on e-cigarettes and cigars, bans sales to minors

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON The U.S. government on Thursday took wide-ranging steps to crack down for the first time on e-cigarettes and cigars, growing in popularity among teens, and banned…

U.S. regulators ban e-cigarette, cigar sales to minors

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON U.S. regulators on Thursday took their first steps to crack down on e-cigarettes and cigars, increasingly popular among American youth, and banned sales to anyone under…

Abortion provider Planned Parenthood sues Kansas over plan to cut funding

Planned Parenthood, a U.S. women’s healthcare and abortion provider, has filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Kansas over a plan to strip it of government healthcare…

Panama confirms four microcephaly cases tied to Zika

PANAMA CITY Four babies born with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus have been confirmed in Panama, the health ministry said on Wednesday, out of 264 total cases…

Bacteria blocks mosquitoes from transmitting Zika: Brazilian study

CHICAGO Infecting mosquitoes with a strain of bacteria known as Wolbachia significantly reduced their ability to transmit the Zika virus, Brazilian researchers said on Wednesday, raising hope for…