Latest News on Vitamins and Health

Maternal HIV infection influences the microbiome of HIV-uninfected infants.
Friday July 29th 2016, 10:00 AM

Annually, there are more than 1 million children born to HIV-infected women. Most of these children do not acquire HIV infection, but they experience twice the mortality of children born to HIV-negative women. [News Source]

How Hampton Creek’s plant-based foods have scrambled the grocery aisle.
Friday July 29th 2016, 10:00 AM

From yolk-free mayo to chickenless "eggs," Hampton Creek CEO Josh Tetrick has a vision for a new kind of food chain. [News Source]

Earliest human cancer found in 1.7-million-year-old bone.
Friday July 29th 2016, 10:00 AM

The ancient toe from a human relative in South Africa could have important implications for modern medical research. [News Source]

Welcome to Brazil, where a food revolution is changing the way people eat.
Thursday July 28th 2016, 10:00 AM

How the country challenged the junk-food industry and became a global leader in the battle against obesity. [News Source]

Vegetarian cities are not the worst idea.
Thursday July 28th 2016, 10:00 AM

A handful of local governments are encouraging meat cutbacks to curb climate change. [News Source]

First PFOA personal injury suit filed.
Thursday July 28th 2016, 10:00 AM

The first lawsuit that claims water contaminated with PFOA in Hoosick Falls led to an illness has been filed by a New York City firm. [News Source]

There will be 1.8 billion in India by 2050. GM crops are the only way to feed them all.
Thursday July 28th 2016, 10:00 AM

There’s a food crisis looming over India. Scientists already have a solution: genetically modified (GM) crops that can withstand pests and droughts. [News Source]

Will new regulations allow more toxic chemicals in Florida’s water?
Thursday July 28th 2016, 10:00 AM

In the first update to the state’s water quality standards in 24 years, the state moved to allow more toxic substances to enter the water. Environmentalists decry, and businesses support, the proposal. [News Source]

A bird’s-eye view of climate change.
Thursday July 28th 2016, 10:00 AM

Having clawed back from the brink — in 1901, only one puffin pair remained in Maine — climate change is now poised to do its own number on these charismatic birds. [News Source]

Venezuela food shortages leave zoo animals hungry.
Thursday July 28th 2016, 10:00 AM

Some 50 animals have starved to death in the last six months at one of Venezuela's main zoos, according to a union leader, due to chronic food shortages that have plagued the crisis-stricken South American nation. [News Source]

British lamb may go back on sale in US early next year.
Thursday July 28th 2016, 10:00 AM

British lamb could be back on the US market by early next year, ending a two-decade ban on British red meat imports, the UK government has said. [News Source]

From Kellogg’s to Unilever, a quiet revolution in sustainable farming.
Wednesday July 27th 2016, 10:00 AM

Sustainable farming has taken root among farmers of roughly half of the U.S. row-crop acreage. [News Source]