The most comprehensive definition of whole grain termed to date has been published this week in the journal Food and Nutrition Research. The effort to create the definition, which is intended to assist in the production and ...
Ranbaxy Laboratories, India's biggest generic drugmaker by sales, reported a narrower quarterly loss on Wednesday thanks to rising sales in key markets and currency gains.
In the United States, pre-packaged foods loaded with artificial ingredients and chemicals can make it onto grocery store shelves boasting the label "natural."
Obesity is a known risk factor for many cancers including colon cancer, yet the reasons behind the colon cancer link have often remained unclear.
The short answer is that it's a lot safer than not cutting it off.
Merck & Co. says it's won its first approval for its new immunotherapy tablet for grass allergies, from regulators in Canada.
Government initiatives to improve access to healthy foods may have a limited impact on obesity in the US, according to new research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Penn State University.
A kinder, gentler approach to one of the most dreaded exams in medicine is on the way: U.S. regulators have cleared a bite-size camera to help screen patients who have trouble with colonoscopies.
Australians are being failed by national efforts to make foods healthier, Australian researchers have found. Foods continue to be laden with fat, sugar and salt with few controls on food manufacturers.
Tailoring people's diet to optimise their health and minimise their risk of disease, is a new scientific approach called personalised nutrition. But it remains a challenge.
Governments could slow – and even reverse – the growing epidemic of obesity by taking measures to counter fast food consumption, according to a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization today.
US federal regulators said Friday they were investigating products containing testosterone after recent studies suggested a higher risk of strokes and heart attacks in men being treated with the hormone.
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing new rules to keep food safe while it's transported.
U.S. health regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind drug to treat a sleep disorder that mainly afflicts the blind.
(HealthDay)—Along with football, food is a major part of the Super Bowl Sunday experience—but it's a good idea to choose what you eat wisely and avoid overindulging, experts say.