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...
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, a number of food
products are being touted as beneficial for enhancing the love
life. Among them are a new chocolate tailored specifically for
women and, perhaps more surprisingly,...
The Soil Association, the UK-based organic food promoter, has
welcomed the recommendations of a new report on the future of
British farming, and in particular the importance it places on
increasing organic agriculture.