Phenols, phthalates and phytoestrogens can disrupt the timing of pubertal development, and put girls at risk of health complications later in life.
AnnA Rushton | April 7, 2010 | 0 comments
Compounds from the plant slowed down bone breakdown in laboratory tests.
AnnA Rushton | April 6, 2010 | 0 comments
It’s undeniable that losing weight if you are carrying too much of it has positive health benefits, but what isn’t so closely examined is the relationship between weight reduction and its impact on your bones.
AnnA Rushton | March 28, 2010 | 2 comments
The Agave plant gave the world Tequila Slammers, but it seems it could also have serious health benefits – and without the hangover.
AnnA Rushton | March 24, 2010 | 0 comments
There is now mounting evidence that for some women, taking these drugs for over five years could be a serious problem.
AnnA Rushton | March 18, 2010 | 3 comments
A study undertaken in 2009 at Stanford University in California found that women who take HRT for more than five years double their risk of suffering breast cancer for every 12 months they spend taking it.
AnnA Rushton | March 16, 2010 | 3 comments
The jury made this award on the basis that the company, Wyeth, failed to warn about the risks of the drug and took only minutes to come to their decision.
AnnA Rushton | March 16, 2010 | 5 comments
On 15 March, 2010 Pfizer announced that they have stopped a phase-III trial of their monoclonal antibody Figitumumab and two trials of Sunitinib in breast cancer after they failed to show significant improvement in survival rates.
AnnA Rushton | March 15, 2010 | 0 comments
Paroxetine may be given under the trade names of Seroxat or Paxil and if taken at the same time as Tamoxifen has an increased risk of death according to a study published on the British Medical Journal website.
AnnA Rushton | March 15, 2010 | 2 comments
This is not a definitive study, but as most people in the West eat more protein than their body actually needs, it does indicate that lower protein diets could mean a lower risk of developing cancer and more research is certainly needed into this.
AnnA Rushton | March 15, 2010 | 1 comment