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Chemclin's new Vitamin D assay provides components for in-vitro quantitative determination of 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D in human serum by a competitive chemiluminescent assay method.
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Multilevel marketing giant Herbalife launched a preemptive strike of sorts against the campaign waged by activist investor Bill Ackman, who has taken a short position on the company valued at as much as $1 billion.
Umami, a savory flavor deemed the "fifth taste" after bitter, salty, sour and sweet, might help you feel full, reports a new study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Palliative care services for cancer patients in the advanced stages of this life-threatening disease are designed to provide comfort and support for patients by meeting emotional, physical, and spiritual needs.
With all the barbecues and family gatherings throughout the summer, sometimes it's difficult to maintain a healthy diet, but one local supermarket may be able to help its customers get back on track.
A training programme to help community workers support people across Wales to eat a healthy diet has won a prestigious UK -wide award for promoting the founding values of the NHS.
FDA proposals to change the way serving sizes are calculated to better reflect real-life eating behavior could encourage some people to eat even more unless the wording is changed or the move is accompanied by strong consumer education, behavioral science experts have warned.
Professor Kessler: 'To the harried shopper hoping to make some healthy choices, this label would offer a quick way of identifying high-calorie, obesity-inducing food' FDA proposals to overhaul the Nutrition Facts panel on food labels are " strong" and "likely to make an important contribution", says former FDA commissioner David Kessler, M.D. " But ... (more)
After rising steadily for more than 10 years, the proportion of U.S. kids defined as obese due to a large waist circumference held steady between 2003 and 2012, according to a new analysis of national data.
Sitting in a cubicle all day, constantly snacking and staring for hours at the unnatural glow of a computer makes an office a haven for poor health care.
Education officials in Georgia want to give schools more opportunities to sell baked goods and other foods that don't meet national guidelines championed by First Lady Michelle Obama.
Val Driver, shown in apron at work in the oldest Spudnut shop in the nation, still turns out Spudnuts for customers in Richland, Washington.
Employees blend protein shakes and do free wellness evaluations, as well. "We are a nutrition-based club, and we try to help people with their nutrition, wellness and health goals," said Kelly Councilman, one owner.
While a healthy balanced diet is always essential, your body requires specific nutrients as you get older - here's our guide from your 20s to you 60s and beyond It's the carefree, socialising decade - but it's also the time for laying down the nutritional foundations for later life, says Helen Bond, registered dietitian and spokesperson for the ... (more)
When you're busy at work or with the kids all day, it can be hard to find the energy to whip up something healthy for dinner.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 03:03 am
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