Despite a government keen to promote organic farming, Britain's
organic farmers are already making a loss. Dairy farmers in England
are being forced to sell organic milk as cheaper "ordinary" milk
because demand is...
Europe's third-largest drugmaker Novartis AG will sell its
nutritional foods unit, which makes products such as Ovaltine
chocolate and Isostar drinks, to focus on developing new medicines,
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the charitable
organisation set up by the founder of the giant Microsoft computer
empire, has given $20 million to a team of researchers
investigating whether Carraguard, a red algae gel, can...
A combination of vitamins C and E and betacarotene can help speed
up the death of lung cancer cells, according to new research by
scientists in India. A study conducted at New Delhi's All India
Institute of Medical sciences showed...
Age-related cataracts (ARC) are the leading cause of acquired
blindness in the US, but a new study published in the latest issue
of Ophthalmic Epidemiology shows that antioxidant supplements may
slow their progression.
This month sees the launch of the first International Symposium on
the Role of Botanicals in Women's Health, where the latest
scientific data demonstrating how botanical medicines can play a
critical role in maintaining women's...