News: August 2006
Mushroom may boost cancer therapy drug
Researchers studied extracts of a type of mushroom called Phellinus linteus. They tested its effects on prostate cancer cells and found that when it was combined with doxorubicin, a well-known canc...
BMA response to the Civitas report
In response to the recently released Civitas report by The Institute for the study of civil society, Dr Jonathan Fielden provided comment on behalf of the British Medical Association (BMA).
14 Aug '06 | Civitas Report | UK
'Healthy Start' will replace the UK Welfare Food Scheme
Healthy Start, which will replace the UK Welfare Food Scheme, offers vouchers to exchange for milk, fresh fruit and vegetables, and infant formula to pregnant women and children under the age of fo...
21 Aug '06 | Welfare Food Scheme | UK
How mint oil compounds reduce pain
Research explains how mint oil compounds act through the recently discovered neural receptor, TRPM8, which is present in a small percentage of nerve cells in the human skin. When TRPM8 is activated...