An investigation by a coalition of dietary supplement makers into a
possible link between popular health supplement kava kava and an
increased risk of liver failure has exonerated the herb, although
the study's author urged that...
Researchers in the US have successfully used the hormone leptin to
treat patients suffering from lipodystrophy, a rare and
difficult-to-treat disorder that shares some of thecharacteristics
of typical type 2 diabetes.
The UK's leading organic promoter, the Soil Association, has
published an open letter on its website to Anna Ross, the author of
a report on the UK's organic food market which it was claimed to
have suppressed because the...
An American study has found that the daily intake of vitamin C has
an important role in preventing cataracts. Cataracts are present in
45 per cent of people older than 75 years, and their removal is the
most commonly performed surgical...
Birth defects, premature birth and other severe health problems in
tomorrow's babies are being linked to the soaring rates of obesity
among women of childbearing age, according to a new report released
by the US' March of...
A study to investigate the effect of a chinese herb formula on
liver cancer is to be carried out at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Cancer Center, in New York.The Japanese compund, called
Sho-Saiko-to, is made up of seven Chinese herbs...
Scottish ice cream-maker Mackie's is launching the world's first
ever mood-enhancing ice cream, according to a report in Scotland on
Sunday. The company, based in Aberdeenshire, Scotland has added the
essence of an orchid...
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.