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November 9, 2018

Ninety Percent Of UK Councils Use Carcinogenic Weed Killer On Parks And Sports Fields

NEWS A Freedom of Information Act survey has found that 90 percent of UK councils are still using glyphosate on their parks and sports fields. A […]
November 9, 2018

Clinical Trial Finds Diet Rich In Fish Helps Fight Asthma

NEWS A new clinical trial has shown eating fish such as salmon, trout and sardines as part of a healthy diet can reduce asthma symptoms in […]
November 9, 2018

Garlic Extract May Help Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

NEWS Researchers at Curtin University in Australia have found that a garlic extract may help fight Alzheimer’s disease. COMMENT There is no doubt that both garlic […]
November 9, 2018

Opioid Drug Use May Increase Risk Of Dangerous Heart Rhythm Disorder

NEWS Opioid drug use appears to increase a person’s risk of a dangerous type of irregular heartbeat known to cause strokes, according to new research from […]
November 6, 2018

Novartis Claims $4 Million Is Reasonable Price For Single Treatment With New Gene Therapy

NEWS Drug company Novartis claims that $4 million is a reasonable price for a single treatment with its new gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy. COMMENT […]
November 5, 2018

Ninety Percent Of The World’s Children Are Breathing Toxic Air

NEWS A report from the World Health Organization has found that air pollution is having a devastating impact on billions of children worldwide. COMMENT Air pollution […]
November 4, 2018

ACE Inhibitor Blood Pressure Drugs Increase Risk Of Lung Cancer

NEWS New research shows that so-called ‘ACE inhibitor’ drugs, prescribed for high blood pressure, significantly increase the risk of developing lung cancer.  COMMENT ACE inhibitor drugs […]
November 3, 2018

Micronutrients For Mental Health: Researchers Hopeful Clinical Trials Will Revolutionize Treatment

NEWS Researchers in New Zealand are conducting two first-of-their-kind randomized controlled trials to assess the usefulness of micronutrients in treating anxiety and depression. COMMENT Led by […]
November 2, 2018

Survey Finds Three-Quarters Of All Adults In The United States Use Supplements

NEWS A new survey has found that use of dietary supplements among adults in the United States increased by 10 percent over the past decade. The […]
November 1, 2018

France Launches New Investigation Into Babies Born With Unexplained Birth Defects

NEWS France’s health minister has ordered a fresh investigation into why babies in rural areas of the country have been born with missing limbs. COMMENT Reports […]
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