A shipment of genetically modified tomato juice designed to boost health benefits is on its way to the UK for testing.
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Monday 21 February 2011
Sunday 06 February 2011
Wednesday 02 February 2011
Popeye's taste for a can of spinach before a fight has a genuine scientific basis, researchers have found: the leafy green vegetable really can boost your muscle power.
Monday 17 January 2011
Britain's beleaguered organic sector receives a boost today with a study that suggests organic milk is healthier than the ordinary variety.
Thursday 13 January 2011
As Federal investigators in Tucson try to piece together a detailed picture of Jared Loughner, the suspect in last weekend's mass shopping centre shooting, one question keeps coming back: why were no alarm bells sounded with the authorities before last Saturday about his disturbing behaviour?
Tuesday 28 December 2010
Saturday 11 December 2010
Q. I made a claim for acupuncture from my PruHealth Personal Health Fund. Prudential has repeatedly promised to meet the claim, but it has instead rejected or ignored them. They have also continually changed the criteria on eligibility. I have spent many, many hours trying to sort this out with Prudential and I don't believe that this can be resolved without third-party assistance. HP, Lewes.
Wednesday 08 December 2010
It is called "bottled sunshine" and claimed to be one of the most effective health supplements on the market. Scores of studies have suggested that it protects against heart disease, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, schizophrenia and multiple sclerosis, and a growing number of doctors have recommended it to their patients.
Friday 17 September 2010
One in seven Americans was living in poverty last year – the worst figure since 1994. The poverty rate climbed to 14.3 per cent, or 43.6 million people, the Census Bureau said yesterday in its annual report on the economic well-being of US households. The report covers 2009, President Barack Obama's first year in office.
Friday 10 September 2010
Federal prosecutors in New York vowed to step up their campaign to root out and punish wrongdoing by Wall Street over the credit crisis. The US attorney's office in the southern district of New York, which has much of the finance industry under its jurisdiction, yesterday named a new head of its civil frauds office to examine "large-scale and sophisticated financial frauds".
Wednesday 01 September 2010
Friday 27 August 2010
Black rice – revered in ancient China but overlooked in the West – could be one of the greatest "superfoods", scientists believe.
Sunday 22 August 2010
A woman who fractured her spine in three places while on honeymoon in Corfu arrived back in Britain today.
Saturday 21 August 2010
A woman who fractured her spine in three places while on honeymoon in Corfu is due to be flown home tomorrow.
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