01/06/2018A study of more than 7,000 low-income, urban mothers enrolled in the Boston Birth Cohort found that fewer than 5 percent of them started folic acid supplementation and used it almost daily before pregnancy, a widely recommended public health measure designed to prevent potentially crippling birth defects.
17/05/2018One gram of fish oil a day could help reduce the pain of patients with osteoarthritis, a new study in Rheumatology reports.
15/05/2018Patients with low platelet count and high homocysteine levels reduced first stroke risk by 73 percent with the B vitamin.
19/04/2018Research sheds light on initial phase of infectious disease and potential for prevention of pneumococcal septicaemia.
19/04/2018The high estrogen levels that typically afford younger women protection from cardiovascular disease appear to instead multiply their risk if they have type 1 diabetes, researchers say.