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May 20, 2022

Large Study Finds Daily Nutrient Supplementation During Pregnancy Reduces Complications At Birth

A six-year study of nearly 100,000 women in Botswana has provided new evidence that relatively inexpensive daily diet supplementation of iron, folic acid and vitamin supplementation in pregnancy can reduce complications at birth.
May 20, 2022

World Health Organization Studying Whether COVID Has Role In Child Hepatitis Mystery

The World Health Organization (WHO) says that 348 probable cases of hepatitis of unknown origin had been identified, as studies into the potential role of adenovirus and COVID-19 infection gather pace.
May 20, 2022

Pharma Industry Still Making Absurd Profits From The Pandemic

Pfizer is projected to rake in more than $50 billion from its COVID medicines this year.
May 20, 2022

Taking Painkillers In Pregnancy Raises Risk Of Giving Birth Prematurely Or Having A Stillbirth By 50 Percent

Pregnant women who take painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen are more likely to have complications, a study has found.
May 20, 2022

Fauci’s Royalties And The $350 Million Royalty Payment Stream Hidden By The US National Institutes Of Health

Between fiscal years 2010 and 2020, more than $350 million in royalties were paid by third parties to the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) and its scientists – who are credited as co-inventors. Because those payments enrich the agency and its scientists, each and every royalty payment could be a potential conflict of interest and needs disclosure.
May 11, 2022

Higher Antioxidant Levels Linked To Lower Dementia Risk

People with higher levels of antioxidants in their blood may be less likely to develop dementia, according to a study published in the May 4, 2022, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.