Cypriot scientists have discovered a new treatment for wet macular degeneration which involves taking high doses of omega-3 fatty acids which improve visual acuity and visual field three months after the beginning of treatment.
All three main Westminster parties will be condemned by the Government’s anti-poverty tsar today for their failure to improve social mobility and reduce the number of children growing up in poor families.
New research finds that increasing fatty fish intake may be one way to improve the response rate among depressed patients who do not find antidepressants beneficial.
Supplements of the fatty acids omega 3 and 6 can help children and adolescents who have a certain kind of ADHD.
Research finds that people who reported drinking 350ml of fizzy drink per day had DNA changes typical of cells 4.6 years older.
Supplements of Longvida curcumin may boost working memory and mood in healthy older adults, say results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study from Australia.
From celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s Money Saving Meals to blogging mum Jack Monroe’s 100 Delicious Budget Recipes to the NHS Eat4Cheap campaign, eating well on a budget is now a national pastime.
Past studies have linked walnuts to reduced risk of breast cancer and improved sperm quality. Now, a new study claims that a diet enriched with the nuts could help prevent or slow Alzheimer's disease.
Responding to the large number of people with serious mental illnesses in the criminal justice system will require more than mental health services, according to a new report.
Food industry ‘tinkering’ with sugar content while foods and drinks remain relatively high in sugar may detract from more basic sugar reduction strategies, warns a public health expert.
Scientists are still trying to figure out exactly why exercise promotes cognitive health, especially in older adults.
Health conscious consumers are increasingly ditching old favourites vegetable and canola oil for trendy alternatives like coconut and peanut oil. But are they any healthier? And how do they compare with other options such as heated olive oil and butter?
Eating junk food doesn’t just make you fat — it also makes you stupid.
In a small placebo-controlled trial, sulforaphane supplements eased autism symptoms in nearly half of those treated
The number of school-aged children and young people experiencing mental health problems has been estimated at between 8 to 18%, with many more experiencing varying degrees of psychological distress.
Though eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are typically associated with teenagers and young adults, researchers caution parents that children between 8 and 12 years old who are difficult eaters could have lurking psychological issues. The team adds that restrictive eating behaviors can surface before puberty.
Sugar consumption affected memory and was linked to brain inflammation in juvenile rats, researchers report.
The world obesity crisis is not just affecting humans but also the animals that live with us.
Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge eating disorder affect approximately 5-10 percent of the general population. Researchers have demonstrated the involvement of a protein produced by some intestinal bacteria that may be the source of these disorders.
Children’s guts are colonised early