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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Sunday 15 August 2010
Sunday 25 July 2010
Wednesday 14 July 2010
Thursday 08 July 2010
Scientists have questioned the assumption that a lack of exercise causes fatness in children.
Thursday 08 July 2010
The health benefits of oily fish have been advocated for 20 years. Adding one or two servings a week of mackerel or salmon to the household shopping list is believed to help fend off heart disease and has been claimed to ease the symptoms of asthma and bowel disease, prevent premature birth, boost memory, and cure depression. Now US researchers say that taking fish oil supplements may cut the risk of breast cancer. Previous dietary studies have been inconsistent, possibly because few people meet the recommended target for oily fish consumption. Taking supplements could result in higher levels of the omega-3 fatty acids that bring the benefit, they say.
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Like a favoured son, the NHS grew fat during the years of plenty under Labour, doubling in size in real terms. Now it is suffering the envious jibes of rival departments, placed on starvation rations, questioning how it can justify its protected status.
Monday 28 June 2010
An article describing breastfeeding as "creepy", written by an editor of a parenting magazine, has provoked outrage and been reported to the Press Complaints Commission.
Thursday 24 June 2010
Tuesday 22 June 2010
Health campaigners called today for the "breast is best" message to be changed after research suggested it may be failing to convince new mothers.
Thursday 10 June 2010
Ben Bernanke took his "something must be done" message about the US deficit to Capitol Hill once again yesterday, telling lawmakers that they risked riling financial markets if they fail to tackle the exploding costs of government health and social security programmes.
Monday 17 May 2010
Lebanese immigrant Rima Fakih says it was a certain look from Donald Trump that tipped her off that she had won the 2010 Miss USA title.
Saturday 17 April 2010
Hundreds of senior citizens have been held captive in Chinese government offices as part of a campaign by family planning officials to force their children to submit to sterilisation.
Friday 16 April 2010
Thursday 01 April 2010
It is a tiny but preciously guarded part of the daily routine of the world's most powerful man.
Thursday 25 February 2010
A bus company apologised today after a "humiliated" young mother was told to get off a bus in the rain because she was breastfeeding.
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