Many African HIV sufferers are benefiting from a combination of
plant sterols and sterolins, according to Professor Patrick Bouic,
chief immunologist at Stellenbosch University in Cape Town, South
Africa. Now he is hoping to win support...
Every year in the run up to Valentine's Day consumers are bombarded
with adverts urging them to buy chocolates for their loved ones.
But this year one message is slightly different - it says buy
chocolate because they are good...
Oestrogen was once used regularly to curb the growth of tall girls,
but its use is now far less widespread, according to a recent
survey. However, one advocacy group has called for an end to
growth-suppression therapy, and petitioned...
The UK Food Standards Agency has tested batches of Chinese and
blended honey following concerns about a lack of control on the use
of veterinary drugs in China. The agency said that seven out of 15
samples tested positive for an illegal...
A novel way of tackling the problem of anaemia in children has been
created with help from the HJ Heinz food group. Research shows that
Supplefer Sprinkles - iron and vitamin C supplements which can be
easily added to a range of foodstuffs...
Pregnant women who lack sufficient amounts of the B-vitamin biotin
may be increasing their chances of having a child with birth
defects, new research suggests. However, the researchers stopped
short of recommending vitamin B supplements...