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July 16, 2018

Maternal Diet Rich In Omega-3 Linked To Improved Problem Solving In Children

NEWS The benefits of omega-3 fatty acids have been highlighted again in a Norwegian study that demonstrates the positive effect a maternal diet rich in the […]
July 16, 2018

Trump Attacks Pfizer Over Drug Price Increases

NEWS U.S. president Donald Trump has said that Pfizer should be “ashamed” for raising the prices of its drugs. COMMENT While Trump now talks openly about […]
July 13, 2018

Monsanto ‘Bullied Scientists’ And Hid Weedkiller Cancer Risk

NEWS In a landmark trial, the lawyer of a terminally ill man who says using Monsanto’s ‘Roundup’ weed killer gave him cancer has told the court […]
July 13, 2018

Vitamin D Deficiency Affects One Third Of Pregnant Women In Norway

NEWS One in three pregnant women in Norway is suffering from a vitamin D deficiency by the end of her pregnancy, a major study published earlier […]
July 11, 2018

New Report Says Low Quality Healthcare Increasing Global Burden Of Illness And Health

NEWS A new joint report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Bank says poor quality […]
July 9, 2018

Chemical Multinational Claims High Risk Of Food Shortages If GMOs & Pesticides Rejected

NEWS The CEO of Syngenta, the world’s biggest pesticide maker, has claimed rejecting GMOs and pesticides would lead to a high risk of food shortages within […]
July 9, 2018

Does Human Lifespan REALLY Have A Limit?

NEWS A person’s risk of death slows and even plateaus above age 105, a new study reports, challenging previous research saying there’s a cutoff point past […]
July 6, 2018

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Shown To Lower Blood Pressure

NEWS New research shows that higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the body are correlated with lower blood pressure in healthy young adults COMMENT While […]
July 6, 2018

Study Finds Significant Proportion Of Older Adults Deficient In Vitamin B12 And Folate

NEWS A new study by researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, has shown that a substantial number of adults […]
July 4, 2018

England’s National Health Service Says It Will End ‘Ineffective’ Medical Treatments

NEWS Tonsils removal, breast reductions and snoring surgery will be offered to far fewer patients in England from next year, under plans being drawn up by […]
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