Raloxifene, an oestrogen supplement used to treat osteoporosis, can
significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems among
post-menopausal women at high risk for acute coronary events and
among those with established coronary...
Research published by the American Heart Association (AHA) shows
that shoppers who read food labels cut about twice the amount of
fat from their diet than those who do not. Reducing the level of
saturated fat and cholesterol is an...
A new educational programme focusing on the information supplied
via food labels and designed to help diabetes sufferers improve
their diets has been created by researchers at Penn State and the
University of North Carolina at Greensboro...
An experimental compound called C75 can help suppress the appetite
and promote weight loss, according to new research. But the results
of tests on mice show that the compound is only effective in obese
subjects and has only a short...
A new test is being developed to allow oat and barley breeders to
detect high levels of beta-glucans, cell wall plant components
which have been shown to have reduce the risk of heart disease in