A study from Lund University in Sweden suggests that men who drink one normal-sized (330ml) soft drink per day are at a greater risk of getting more aggressive forms of prostate cancer. The study is published...

Researchers at the University of Adelaide in South Australia are collaborating with Italian scientists from universities of Bari and Molise to produce pasta that will have additional health benefits for...

Folic acid fortification of foods may reduce the incidence of the most common type of kidney cancer and a type of brain tumors in children, according to new research from Washington University and the...

Scientists atAustralia’s most respected scientific body, CSIRO, hope to increase the levels of resistant starch in commonly consumed grains inAustralialike wheat in order to lower incidence rates...

Tiny agents found in Omega-3 could potentially be used to block the path of primary cancer tumours according to pharmacy researchers at the University of Sydney. The researchers behind the study believe...

Health groups in Australia will be watching with interest to see if New Zealand buckles under recent pressures to implement mandatory addition of folic acid to flour products. Australia agreed to the mandatory...

Research published today in the Medical Journal of Australia claims that almost 43,000 cancers could be prevented in the year 2025 through dietary improvements and increases in physical activity alone. Associate...

A study published by Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals, suggests that eating more red meat appears to be associated with an increased risk of all-cause mortality and death...

US beverage giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Inc. are adjusting the formula of their caramel colour following health concerns about the use of the additive 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI). Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo...

News that drinking coffee can reduce the risk of skin cancer has sent a buzz through the world’s media over the past 24 hours. Australian Food News has been investigating how this media storm was brewed....