The human body can survive without food for several days, but
surviving without water is much harder. But new research carried
out by US military researchers has shown that too much water can
sometimes be just as fatal as not enough.
German fine chemicals group Degussa has been fined €118 million by
the European Commission after it was found guilty of taking part in
a price fixing cartel relating to amino acids used in animal
fodder. Degussa said it would contest...
Nascobal, the drug produced by Nastech Pharmaceutical and designed
to treat vitamin B12 deficiency, has been granted approval by the
FDA for use in the treatment of patients suffering from HIV, AIDS,
multiple sclerosis and Crohn's...
The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has ruled that the
product called Nico Water is an unapproved drug and that it cannot
therefore be legally marketed as a cure for nicotine addiction or a
The American Optometric Association (AOA) has added a new
functionality to its website which is designed to allow visitors to
asses whether their diet is putting them at risk of eye problems
such as cataracts.
Scientists from Denmark are taking part in a European-funded study
to determine the best method of fortifying food with vitamin D with
the long term aim of increasing intake of the nutrient across the