The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to reopen for 45 days
the comment period for the interim final rule authorising a health
claim on the association between plant sterol/stanol esters and
reduced risk of coronary heart disease...
Scientists in the United States recently investigated a variety of
new information on the mechanisms that mediate insulin's biological
actions and, in particular, examined the effects of dietary
carbohydrates on insulin sensitivity.
The European commission is preparing two Communications on e-Health
that will provide quality criteria for health related websites and
clarify the legal aspects of e-Health, Euractiv.com reports this
New research presented this week at the American College of
Nutrition annual symposium reports that calcium from Milk Group
foods may help children maintain a healthy body fat percentage
during the critical years of body fat development.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that
it is to support 13 new programs that address the risks of
foodborne disease in settings as varied as elementary schools,
shellfish inspections to river boating and...
A clove of raw garlic has long been a traditional home-cure for
colds. UK scientists this week reveal strong evidence to suggest
that people who take a garlic supplement each day are much less
likely to fall victim to the common cold...