Health

Plain, Greek, low-fat? How to choose a healthy yoghurt

Yoghurt is one of the oldest fermented dairy foods in the world. Its origins date back to the dawn of civilisation. When humans began domesticating animals for milk production, milk's short shelf life required solutions for ...

Health

Cutlery: Do size, weight, shape and color matter?

The appearance of cutlery can affect perception of a food's taste, reports BioMed Central's open access journal Flavour. Food tastes saltier when eaten from a knife, and denser and more expensive from a light plastic spoon. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Vital children's cancer drug being underdosed

(Medical Xpress)—A study has found that many patients receiving a potentially life-saving drug for the childhood cancer neuroblastoma are potentially being under-dosed. Every year in the UK approximately 100 children aged ...

Dentistry

Healthy mouth bacteria provide ideal conditions for gum disease

Normal bacteria which live in our mouths provide the catalyst for the development of gum disease, a debilitating condition which leads to painful gums and the loosening of teeth, new research from Queen Mary, University of ...

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