US doctors at the Center for Science in the Public Interest have written an open letter to Walt Disney Co, urging the company to remove its characters from confectionary food products in the United States. General...

Teaching new mothers about healthy eating and active play can reduce the risk of their child being overweight or obese, new research from the University of Sydney has found. The study, a collaboration...

The Tibetan goji berry could help fight blindness caused by long-term diabetes according to studies undertaken by University of Sydney researchers. Faculty of Pharmacy researchers conducted in vitro tests...

As global food demand is poised for unprecedented growth, Australian agriculture can and will play a significant role in meeting demands, according to an Australian expert in international agriculture...

New research from the University of Sydney, Australia, has found that weight loss intervention in obese women undergoing fertility treatment substantially improves pregnancy rates. The study is being presented...

Rapidly increasing chocolate consumption in developing countries, along with instability in cacao growing areas are leading to a chocolate supply crisis. According to Professor Guest, from the University...

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...

Researchers from the University of Sydney have found that 12-year-olds who drink one or more fizzy drinks or cordial a day have narrower arteries in the back of their eyes, increasing their chances of...

A new study by Harvard School of Public Health, just published on bmj.com, suggests that the risk of type 2 diabetes is significantly increased if white rice is eaten regularly. The authors looked at previous...

A new study from the University of Sydney has found that high protein diets are more effective in helping young women manage their weight than diets high in carbohydrates. The study looked at the effect...