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How omega-3’s can help your child thrive

How omega-3’s can help your child thrive

Like all parents, you hope your children will reach their full potential. You can do more than hope, though, by nourishing them with healthy foods, supporting their scholastic development, and encouraging them to take one or two research-backed supplements. Research proves that children and early adolescents, ages 5 to 12, develop rapidly and best when […]

Breakthrough development could cure diabetes

Breakthrough development could cure diabetes

Researchers have discovered how to successfully create insulin-producing cells and believe that their breakthrough research may eventually cure type 1 diabetes. A team of scientists lead by Professor Douglas Melton of Harvard’s Medical School have developed a technique for converting stem cells into insulin-producing beta cells, a breakthrough that could potentially cure type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes […]

Why the world is losing interest in McDonald’s

Why the world is losing interest in McDonald’s

As a one-stop shop for a quick, filling meal, McDonald’s has always been a wildly popular choice. But things are changing. In fact, the take-out giant is starting to feel quite a bit of pressure. Across the world, countries like the United States, China, Japan, Russia and Australia are placing restrictions on the fast-food giant […]

Warfarin and your diet

Warfarin and your diet

Warning: what you eat can have an effect on warfarin – a powerful and very popular anticoagulant drug. Warfarin is an anticoagulant often prescribed to prevent the formation of blood clots in the vessels, and their movement to other parts of the body. While the foods you eat can have an effect on how well warfarin works […]

Paracetamol in pregnancy may harm baby

Paracetamol in pregnancy may harm baby

Use of paracetamol by pregnant women may put their children at raised risk for developmental problems, according to new research. The over-the-counter painkiller paracetamol is commonly used in pregnancy and considered safe by doctors, but results of a new study into its potential effects on the unborn baby are concerning. Conducted by scientists at the Department of […]