Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which can cause cancer

Posted in Medicine on 31st Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response.

Sugar worse than salt row erupts

Posted in Featured, Medicine on 13th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists have clashed over claims that sugar may be worse for blood pressure and heart health than salt.

Experimental food additive makes people feel full sooner

Posted in Science on 11th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Inulin-propionate ester (IPE) could be added to foods, causing them to suppress the consumer's appetite.

Obese lose up to eight years of life

Posted in Medicine on 6th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Being severely obese can knock up to eight years off your life and cause decades of ill health, a report says.

Obesity 'costing same as smoking'

Posted in Medicine on 21st Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

The worldwide cost of obesity is about the same as smoking or armed conflict and greater than both alcoholism and climate change, research has suggested.