Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTWhat is vitamin D and how is it linked to UVB? Learn how to get more vitamin D and how other vitamins and supplements may help with psoriasis.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA diet rich in magnesium may reduce the risk of diseases including coronary heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes according to a new meta-analysis published in the open access journal BMC...
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PSTAs well as discovering a protein that is key to cancer metastasis, researchers have found that dietary fat works with this protein to worsen cancer spread.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTEveryone has gas, but for some people it can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. Find out what causes gas and how to reduce the problem.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTIt is not well understood what role sleep loss plays in affecting areas of the brain that control the desire to consume unhealthy foods.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTGorging at a holiday meal or friend's BBQ might have more to do with your ego than the quality of the food - especially if you're a man.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTWhile proper nutrition is vital to staying healthy, its importance becomes more critical for patients recovering in the hospital.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:00:00 PSTSweet potatoes have great nutritional value. Now, research suggests even the water left over from cooking sweet potatoes has slimming effects.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PSTWho we eat with affects what we eat and how much of it. How will your peer or family group affect your dietary plans this Christmas?
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:00:00 PSTNew study suggests the health benefits of nuts may be more wide-reaching than previously thought, and one may only need 20 grams a day to reap the rewards.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PSTA new study suggests yo-yo dieting tricks the brain into thinking the body is in a famine period, prompting the body to store more fat for future shortage.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTHigher ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation exposure, directly related to time outdoors and sunlight exposure, was associated with reduced odds of myopia (nearsightedness), and exposure to UVB between...
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics have issued a new position paper hailing the benefits of vegetarian diets for overall health and the environment.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTWhat is psoriasis and what causes it? Learn about coconut oil, if it can be used to treat psoriasis, and other treatments that are available.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTHundreds of different bacterial species live in the human gut, helping us to digest our food.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTIn surprising findings, researchers from MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) and Boston Children's Hospital (BCH) have discovered that nearly one in five children with celiac disease...
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTWhat is depression, what are its symptoms, and when should a doctor be contacted? Learn about different herbs and supplements that may treat depression.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers from Denmark have found that there may be a link between maternal vitamin D levels and the risk of multiple sclerosis in offspring.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTWhat is diabetes and what are the symptoms of diabetes? Who is at risk of amputation, what surgery is involved, and how is life after an amputation?
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTSchool first aiders, community pharmacists and GP practice nurses overestimate the risk of fatal reaction for children with food allergy, suggests a new study, yet some are unable to treat allergic...
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTHoney bee brood - the larvae and pupae of drones - has great potential as a food source. It is already eaten as a delicacy in many countries, including Mexico, Thailand and Australia.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTAre apricot seeds an effective, alternative treatment for cancer? Learn about the nutritional content of apricot kernels and the risks of consumption.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTMillions of Americans diet, but few maintain their weight loss. A new study suggests this 'yo-yo' effect may be down to changes in the gut microbiome.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTA new study may have found the reason why the sugar substitute aspartame does not help with weight loss, and may even cause weight gain.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTHow alcohol intake influences the amount of calories we consume is a hot topic for debate. New research using a rat model yields surprising results.