US food regulator publishes new guidance on labelling for plant-based milk 

More people have switched to a plant-based diet in recent years for environmental or health reasons. This has meant increased demand for alternatives, and the global milk substitutes market is now valued... Read more »

UN report finds an increase in maternal deaths globally 

A recent report from the United Nations has found that in almost every region of the world, the number of maternal deaths has either increased or remained the same since 2015.  The... Read more »

How to cope with the extra pollen as allergy seasons get longer

The latest data from the Atlanta Allergy and Asthma physicians practice shows that the pollen count reached the “extremely high” range in some parts of Southern and Eastern US states this week.... Read more »

Researchers find a potential risk in following the keto diet

According to new research, following a keto diet or similar could increase the risk of heart disease as it is linked to higher levels of bad cholesterol. This could double the risk... Read more »

Eli Lily announces plans to cut the price of insulin by 70%

Eli Lily recently announced price cuts for some of the most commonly used types of insulin. The company says there will be a new cap on the out-of-pocket costs of the drug... Read more »

How to work from home when you have ADHD 

Since the start of the pandemic, working from home has become more common. There are many benefits to remote working, like more flexibility and improved work-life balance.  However, there are some downsides.... Read more »

5 ways to boost your metabolism 

Studies have shown that your metabolism slows down with age, and this can make it harder to lose weight.  Metabolism is the rate at which your body burns calories for energy. It... Read more »

Tests on male contraceptive pill show promising results 

Scientists have been exploring the idea of a male contraceptive pill since the 1970s without much success. However, a new study has shown that a new type of contraceptive pill could be... Read more »

Experts call for tougher regulations for the infant formula industry 

With the recent shortages of baby formula being a huge concern for parents, health experts have warned that misleading marketing tactics are exploiting consumers and they need to end.  According to a... Read more »

Is it possible to reduce the risk of long Covid? 

For most people with Covid-19, it takes up to a few weeks to make a full recovery. However, for some people, symptoms can last longer and lead to a condition called “long... Read more »