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Multiple sclerosis symptoms improved with fruit and veg

Multiple sclerosis symptoms improved with fruit and veg

Eating a healthful diet comprising fruits, vegetables, and whole grains may be linked with reduced disability and fewer multiple sclerosis symptoms among people with the condition, according to…

What is a caffeine allergy?

This content requires JavaScript to be enabled. EFSA NDA Panel. (2015). Scientific opinion on the safety of caffeine. EFSA Journal, 13(5), 4102. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.2903/j.efsa.2015.4102/epdf Heckman, M. A.,…

All you need to know about xanthan gum

This content requires JavaScript to be enabled. CFR – Code of Federal Regulations Title 21. (2017, April 1). Retrieved from https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/cfrsearch.cfm?fr=172.695 Chassaing, B., Van de Wiele, T., De…

Canola oil may worsen memory

Canola oil may worsen memory

Canola oil is regularly promoted as a healthful cooking fat. A new study, however, suggests that it could be more harmful than helpful — particularly for the brain.…

How to reduce Christmas stress

How to reduce Christmas stress

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” but also a time when stress levels soar. We have put together some top tips to stop stress in its…

Remedies for ulcerative colitis constipation

Remedies for ulcerative colitis constipation

Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the lining of the colon or large intestine. This causes inflammation and leads to…

Health

Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

Image copyright James Gallagher Image caption Peter has Huntington’s disease and his siblings Sandy and…

Paying mothers incentivises breastfeeding, study finds

Paying mothers incentivises breastfeeding, study finds

Image caption Fiona Sutcliffe, 29, from Sheffield took part in the scheme with her baby…

Londoners given GP access over weekends and evenings

Londoners given GP access over weekends and evenings

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The £26m NHS England initiative means patients can even…

Major NHS trust put in special measures

Major NHS trust put in special measures

Image caption Lord Kerslake said “our problems lie in the way that the NHS is…

Lord Kerslake resigns in NHS funding protest

Lord Kerslake resigns in NHS funding protest

Image caption Lord Kerslake said “our problems lie in the way that the NHS is…

Lactalis baby milk in global recall over salmonella fears

Lactalis baby milk in global recall over salmonella fears

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The global recall affects consumers in several countries including…

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‘Ground-breaking’ new drug gives hope in Huntington’s disease

LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists have for the first time fixed a protein defect that causes Huntington’s disease by injecting a drug from Ionis Pharmaceuticals into the spine, offering…

FDA OKs Sanofi’s follow-on biologic of Lilly’s diabetes drug Humalog

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it approved Sanofi SA’s Admelog as the first follow-on biologic version of Eli Lilly and Co’s fast-acting…

Medical lab trade group sues over U.S. reimbursement cuts

(Reuters) – A U.S. trade association representing medical laboratories filed a lawsuit on Monday challenging a new reimbursement system used by the federal government that it said would…

Austria to drop impending smoking ban, bucking Western trend

VIENNA (Reuters) – While much of the West has barred smoking in restaurants and bars, Austria’s impending ban is set to be stubbed out. The small, affluent country…

GSK’s new pharma head on lookout for cancer deals to boost pipeline

LONDON (Reuters) – GlaxoSmithKline will scout for deal opportunities in cancer medicine, as well as immunology, as the drugmaker seeks to rebuild its presence in oncology, its new…

Roche: Tecentriq cocktail slows kidney cancer progression

ZURICH (Reuters) – Combining Roche’s Tecentriq immunotherapy with its older drug Avastin reduced the risk of disease worsening or death (PFS) for the initial treatment of advanced kidney…

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