Zinc good for treating common cold

Three placebo-controlled trials showed that zinc reduces symptom duration. Researchers analysed the randomised trials involving almost 200 patients. They found that those who took zinc …

Fibre crucial to food allergies

fibre

Eating a diet rich in fibre can shape the immune system to reduce allergies to substances such as peanuts, research shows. The study, led by …

Stress damage in the brain

stress

New research at The Rockefeller University shows that when mice experience prolonged stress, structural changes occur within a little-studied region of their amygdala, a part …