Agency Suggests Limits on Antibiotics in Animals Because of Rise of Drug-Resistant Bacteria
By Daniel J. DeNoon
Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD
WebMD Health News
Giving animals antibiotics in order to increase food production is a threat to public health and should be stopped, the FDA said today.
The federal agency says it has the power to ban the practice, but […]
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Eating dairy foods could help protect your heart, new research from Sweden suggests.
Dairy foods are a major source of saturated fat in the diet, which has been associated with heart disease. However, there’s some evidence that dairy foods could actually benefit heart health, for example by lowering blood pressure or […]
A new study suggests that eating a diet similar to the Mediterranean diet may reduce risk of upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) cancers. UADT cancers include cancers of the oral cavity and oropharynx, larynx and oesophagus.
The case-control study led by Samoli E and colleagues from the University of Athens Medical School in Athens, Greece, shows that […]
By Kate Kelland
(Reuters) – Patients treated over long periods with metformin, a common drug for diabetes, are at risk of developing vitamin B12 deficiency which is also likely to get worse over time, according to a study published on Friday.
Dutch scientists who carried out the study said the findings suggest that regular checking of vitamin […]
by E. Huff
(NaturalNews) A recent study found that niacin, a form of vitamin B, is far more beneficial to heart patients with high cholesterol than is the popular cholesterol drug Zetia. Dr. Anthony DeMaria, a leading cardiologist and editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology stated that the findings will eliminate Zetia […]