Health

EU bans additive used in sweets and cakes

EU member states on Friday agreed to ban a widely used coloring additive for food, known as the artificial coloring E171 on labels, after the European regulator questioned its safety.

Medical research

A fountain of youth for ageing stem cells in bone marrow

As we age, our bones become thinner, we suffer fractures more often, and bone-diseases such as osteoporosis are more likely to occur. One responsible mechanism involves the impaired function of the bone-marrow stem cells, ...

Health

What do people think about food additives?

Whether they are dyes or preservatives, emulsifiers or sweeteners—ingredient lists of sweets, beverages and other processed foods often contain food additives. A current, representative survey by the German Federal Institute ...

Inflammatory disorders

Guidance issued for food intake in inflammatory bowel disease

(HealthDay)—In an article from the International Organization for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, published online Feb. 14 in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, recommendations are presented regarding specific ...

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