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Europe: Study shows Probi’s probiotics support children’s immune systems

A study shows probiotics from Probi have a suppressing effect on celiac autoimmunity and may delay the onset of the disease in children genetically...

Americas: Nutrition found better as a medical treatment

HIV-positive people who received healthy food and snacks for six months were more likely to adhere to their medication regimens, and they, as well...

Americas: High potato intake may increase risk of hypertension, say researchers

A higher intake of potatoes and French fries may be associated with an increased risk of high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults, according to...

Americas: CDC releases tool on foodborne disease outbreaks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a redesigned online tool for users to search data on foodborne disease outbreaks more...

Asia Pacific: NZ research backs belief that tomatoes can be a...

A group of Otago Department of Biochemistry researchers noticed that a large number of gout sufferers believe tomatoes to be one of these gout...

Americas: Avian flu in US to cost nearly US$310M, says analyst

Losses in poultry production and related businesses due to avian influenza are estimated at US$309.9 million in Greater Minnesota, according to a newly released...

Europe: EU embarks of project against diseases

A large European Union (EU) project called COMPARE intends to speed up the detection of and response to disease outbreaks among humans and animals...

Asia Pacific: Medical foods supply to grow, finds report

Medical foods are often confused with dietary supplements and functional foods that are neither targeted for specific disease conditions nor require medical supervision for...

World: Artificial sweeteners may increase glucose intolerance, metabolic disease incidences

A study reveals that certain gut bacteria may induce metabolic changes following exposure to artificial sweeteners. Artificial sweeteners, promoted as aids to weight loss and...

Americas: DSM, scientist highlight beneficial effects of vitamin E on fatty...

DSM is engaging with leading members of the scientific community, as part of ongoing efforts to further its understanding of the ways in which...