Archive: 10/06/2009

Meat and Meat Products as Functional Foods

Research on the disease-preventing, health-promoting benefits of meat and meat products makes them a viable contender in the functional food arena. Enriching meats with fiber, probiotics and omega-3 fatty acids may help consumers ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Health
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Going to Work When Sick May Lead to Future Absences

Employees who often go to work despite feeling sick have higher rates of future work absences due to illness, according to a study in the June Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Health
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Fifty-one genes predict breast cancer survival

It may be possible in the future to use a specimen from the tumour to determine which patients with breast cancer have a good chance of overcoming the disease, and which patients should be given more intensive treatments. ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Cancer
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Close social ties make baboons better mothers

Baboons whose mothers have strong relationships with other females are much more likely to survive to adulthood than baboons reared by less social mothers, according to a new study by researchers at UCLA, the University of ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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