Health

Why plant-based 'milks' are rising to the top

If you've been to any supermarket recently, you would've noticed the shelf space dedicated to milk alternatives such as oat, soy, almond and rice is expanding. Though they're not strictly speaking "milk," these plant-based ...

Health

Food recalls and sickness: What should you know?

Ice cream, strawberries, packaged salads, even peanut butter—they all have been in the news in recent months because of links to foodborne illness as reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Researchers pinpoint cause of fatigue during pregnancy

Pregnant women now have a scientific reason for skipping the gym during pregnancy; the same hormone gearing up the body for breastfeeding is also telling the brain to relax rather than run.

Pediatrics

Non-recommended milk being provided to young children

More than one-third of infant caregivers reported serving at least one non-recommended milk type to their infant in the past month—most providing them daily—and the majority of toddler caregivers did not follow expert ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q and A: Kidney stones and calcium

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have trouble with kidney stones and recently found out they are calcium oxalate stones. While I have stopped consuming all dairy products, I know that I need calcium as I age for bone health. Would adding ...

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