News tagged with staples
It's no secret that traditional crops such as millets and pulses are highly nutritious. Now researchers, working with women in Ethiopia and India are making it easier for them to use these local crops when ...
Health May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Spanish research centre Innotex has developed a device that enables automatic suturing of the large intestine after being sectioned during cancer colon surgery. The novelty of the system, called Insewing, ...
Cancer Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors should be able to provide subsidised "prescriptions" for healthy food to people in remote Aboriginal communities, says an Indigenous nutrition expert.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Cornell have developed a strain of maize with a high iron bioavailability, meaning more of the iron that is present naturally in these maize lines can be absorbed.
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Millions of people worldwide are exposed to arsenic from contaminated water, and we are all exposed to arsenic via the food we eat. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition Journal has demons ...
Health Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Whether she was hiking in the woods, growing organic vegetables or working on her master's degree in psychology, Aimee Copeland embraced her passions with determination and a constant smile that made friends wonder ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- Rosalia Adhiambo won't take the free anti-HIV drugs that would prolong her life. The spiraling price of food in Kenya means she can't afford to feed both her grandniece and herself.
HIV & AIDS Dec 22, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Cassava based products are establishing a growing foothold in the Australian health food market, however, new research shows that some imported products contain dangerous levels of the poison cyanide.
Health Sep 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Children use the same psychological ploys as adults to justify eating junk food, according to new research.
Health Aug 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A surgeon's behavior in the operating room affects patient outcomes, healthcare costs, medical errors and patient- and staff-satisfaction, says a commentary in the July issue of Archives of Surgery.
Other Jul 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0