Archive for February, 2007

Study shows that following current US Dietary Guidelines gives an 85% higher risk of anovulatory infertility. ESHRE – Drinking whole fat milk and eating ice cream appears to be better for women trying to become pregnant than a diet consisting of low-fat dairy products such as skimmed milk and yoghurt, according to new research published […]

Prenatal vitamin supplements did not prevent shockingly widespread vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women and infants living in northern latitudes of the USA, putting children at higher risk for type 1 diabetes and schizophrenia. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – Even regular use of prenatal multivitamin supplements is not adequate to prevent vitamin D insufficiency […]

Newswise – With colorectal cancer the second leading cause of cancer death, it’s time to consider the health of your colon. “Colorectal cancer surpasses breast and prostate cancers as a leading cause of cancer death in men and women,” said Dr. James Yoo, assistant professor of surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at […]

JAMA Journals – Women who regularly engage in strenuous physical exercise may have a lower risk of developing both invasive breast cancer and in situ (early-stage) breast cancer than women who do not, according to a report in the February 26, 2007 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. “Few established […]

SCI – A diet rich in black soya beans could help control weight, lower fat and cholesterol levels, and aid in the prevention of diabetes, reports Lisa Richards in Chemistry & Industry, the magazine of the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI). Yellow soya has already been hailed for its cholesterol lowering capabilities; this is one […]

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – Teenagers who spend a lot of time in front of the TV are more likely to have higher blood pressure, regardless of whether they are overweight. “This is the first research to show a direct and independent connection between TV watching and higher blood pressure among adolescents,” said study […]