BotanicLab releases official statement about PC SPES
BotanicLab has released an official statement on the current status
of the product, PC SPES, the prostate health product that was
voluntarily recalled in early February, which has now been recalled
in two other countries.
Alcohol could protect older women from heart disease
A recent study confirms the evidence that moderate alcohol is
beneficial. American scientists have found that the risk of heart
disease in older women may in fact be reduced by alcohol.
FDA clears new use for Novartis drug Zometa
Novartis said that US regulators approved its recently launched
drug Zometa for treating bone metastases caused by several types of
Western lifestyle causes rise in diabetic children
Doctors in Britain are warning that diabetes could spread in the
current generation of fat, couch-potato teenagers, putting more
pressure on Britain's ailing health-care system.
FDA remains without commissioner
A Vanderbilt University pharmacologist who had been considered by
the White House for the top job at the US Food and Drug
Administration has been told he is no longer in the running,
Electrolyte drinks better than water for long distance flights
Research carried out in Japan offers advice for those travelling on
long-haul flights - consume a drink containing electrolytes or
Fish found to reduce premature birth risk
Scientists in Denmark have found that the risk of premature births
is greatly reduced if mothers eat oily fish during pregnancy.
Moderate alcohol intake during pregnancy increases risk of stillbirth
Researchers at Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark have found
that a moderate intake of alcohol can raise the risk of stillbirths
but may not be a factor in later infant mortality.
Antioxidants in wheat prove key to its cancer-fighting properties
Recent research from Kansas State University suggests that
wholegrain wheat is an important anti-carcinogenic food because of
its powerful antioxidants.
Vitamins ineffective at fighting stomach cancer
Vitamin C, vitamin E or multivitamin supplements are ineffective at
fighting stomach cancer, according to a new study by the American
Cancer Society (ACS).
Thailand seeks to take on greater role in world's organic market
Thailand is seeking to take on a greater role in the global organic
market with the launch of a five-year masterplan encouraging
farmers to cut pesticide usage.
DEFRA survey points to organic future for some FMD farmers
Many of the British farmers affected by foot and mouth disease
(FMD) are looking at moving into organic farming as they start to
rebuild their stocks, according to a survey commissioned by the
UK's Department of Environment,...
Further evidence to support the idea that a daily dose of extra
virgin olive oil can protect the human body from 'bad' cholesterol
has recently arrived from Spain researchers.
Fat rats protected by plant sterols
Obese rats with severe hypercholesterolemia - high blood
cholesterol - reacted positively to dietary supplementation with
plant sterols and minerals, according to research from Finland.
Yeast breakthrough could be influential in cancer battle
British scientists who have cracked the genetic code of fission
yeast, say that the developments could lead to new treatments for
cancer and other diseases.