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Spice offers hope for treating radiation side effects

An Oxford University scientist at the Research Institute of Oxford's Churchill Hospital has invented a new non-toxic compound therapy, based on the Indian spice turmeric,...

Diabetes survey - Americans optimistic for cure

Nearly 50 per cent of Americans are concerned that they may develop diabetes according to results released this week from a recent survey conducted by...

Diet and breast cancer link - research continues

An expert in cancer control and detection at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (OSUCCC) has received a second grant from The Breast Cancer...

Fish oil may 'partially' reduce cholesterol in diabetes patients

Fish oil supplements could help reduce fatty substances such as the bad cholesterol in the blood of people with diabetes, but not in people without...

Children's nutrition - experts debate DHA role

Key opinion formers are to tackle the issue of children's brain and concentration development at a press briefing taking place in London today. The event...

Eating curry may protect skin from radiation burns

Cancer researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center have found that curcumin, a substance in curry long believed to have health benefits, seems to...

Further damning evidence on growing obesity rates

Obesity continued to increase dramatically during the late 1990s forAmericans of all ages, with nearly one-third of all adults now classified asobese, according to new...

Link between beef consumption and breast cancer?

A new study supported by the US National Cancer Research body is set to investigate recent concerns that a growth promoter widely used in the...

SCOLR trial supports novel drug delivery method

Washington-based biopharmaceutical company SCOLR has said that it has completed a biotrial providing Proof of Concept for its Self Correcting Oral Linear Release drug delivery...

Raisins - the new sports supplement?

Early results from a new study show that adults who eat raisins prior to and during intense workouts may modulate their levels of oxidative DNA...

An egg a day

The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) is urging consumers in the UK to forget the old wives' tales about eggs and listen instead to the...

Soy milk linked to ADHD

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have discovered that a mineral found in high levels in soy milk appears to be linked to behavioural...

A boost for bone health

A conference organised by British research organisation Leatherhead Food International is to address the increasing concerns related to bone health and the role of the...

Indena studies support Soyselect

Italian plant extract company Indena reported that studies to explore the effectiveness of its soy extract, Soyselect, showed that it may be a safe and...

The power of blue foods

Early results of a study by neuroscientist James Joseph, of the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, indicate that blueberries may...

Black cohosh - a safe alternative to HRT

A study published in the current issue of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment suggests that the black cohosh supplement RemiFemin Menopause can safely relieve menopausal...

Research spotlight on 'friendly' bacteria

Three dozen scientists from across the US will meet later this month to examine the genomes of lactic acid bacteria, the so-called 'friendly' bacteria which...

SAM-e supplement, just as effective as depression drugs

The over-the-counter dietary supplement SAM-e ("SAMMY") shows promise as an alternative treatment to prescription drugs for depression and osteoarthritis and may help some chronic liver...

Childhood obesity at 'staggering' levels

Childhood obesity rates have reached staggering levels and obesity has nearly surpassed smoking as the leading cause of preventable death among Americans, according to a...

Chinese medicine, hope for hepatitis B treatment

Using Chinese herbal medicine alongside standard therapy may be a more effective treatment of chronic hepatitis B than the therapy alone, researchers from University of...

Further evidence for booming AHCC supplement

A nine-year study on AHCC, the popular nutraceutical developed from different species of mushrooms cultivated in Japan, has found that it has a positive influence...

Antioxidant reduces brain damage in stroke model

New research shows that a synthetic antioxidant can reduce brain damage by more than 40 per cent in lab animals when given seven and a...

EFSA names executive director

The European Food Safety Agency has appointed Geoffrey Podger as its executive director, a major step forward in the process of finalising the management team...

Vitamin D holds key to osteoporosis treatment

A novel form of vitamin D has been shown to grow bone in the lab and in experimental animals, a result that holds promise for...

Boosting nutrition increases flu vaccine efficiency

Two recent studies suggest that the flu vaccine, currently around 50 to 60 per cent effective in preventing illness in older people, might be even...

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