News & Comment
June 18, 2019
With research increasingly confirming that chemotherapy encourages the spread of cancer, a new article funded by a pharmaceutical company and published in The American Journal of Managed Care has claimed that reports of the demise of the toxic cancer treatment are ‘greatly exaggerated’.
June 17, 2019
Desperate to repair its shattered image, pharma company Bayer has announced it will invest $5.6 billion for research into new weedkillers.
June 14, 2019
Prenatal supplements containing micronutrients such as zinc, iodine and vitamin A, could prove more effective than the iron-folic acid supplements suggested in current World Health Organization policies, say researchers.
June 13, 2019
Improving vitamin K status may boost cardiovascular health by reducing arterial stiffness and improving blood pressure, suggests a study from scientists in Belgium and The Netherlands.
June 12, 2019
June 11, 2019
NEWS New research from Australia has found that children who spend half an hour a day outside in the sun reduce their risk of inflammatory bowel disease. […]
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June 10, 2019
June 7, 2019
NEWS Pharma company Insys Therapeutics has become the first opioid manufacturer to file for bankruptcy. This follows it agreeing a $225 settlement with the U.S. Department […]
June 6, 2019
NEWS Despite the intense sunshine in the Middle East and North Africa, vitamin D deficiency is widespread among the population. COMMENT A micronutrient that has numerous […]
June 5, 2019
NEWS A new study has found that up to 35 percent of female athletes are deficient in iron. COMMENT Iron plays a key role in the […]