October 22, 2020

Reduced Hormone Supply In Pregnant Mothers Linked To ADHD In Their Children

Low levels of key, body-regulating chemicals in mothers during the first three months of pregnancy may interfere with the baby's brain development, a large American study shows.
October 22, 2020

High Flavanol Diet May Lead To Lower Blood Pressure

Consuming a diet that includes flavanol-rich foods and drinks, such as tea, apples, and berries, could lead to lower blood pressure, finds a new study.
October 22, 2020

Exercise And Nutrition Regimen Benefits Physical, Cognitive Health

Researchers studied the effects of a 12-week exercise regimen on 148 active-duty Air Force airmen, half of whom also received a twice-daily nutrient beverage that included protein; the omega-3 fatty acid, DHA; lutein; phospholipids; vitamin D; B vitamins and other micronutrients; along with a muscle-promoting compound known as HMB. Both groups improved in physical and cognitive function, with added gains among those who regularly consumed the nutritional beverage, the team reports.
October 22, 2020

First-Of-Its-Kind Examination Shows How Widely Pharma Showers Campaign Cash In United States

Well over one-quarter of all state lawmakers in the United States have accepted money from the pharmaceutical industry since the beginning of 2019, according to a new analysis.
October 22, 2020

Review Supports Link Between Omega-3 Levels & Cognitive Benefits In Kids

Omega-3 supplements may indeed offer cognitive benefits for children, but only after omega-3 levels reach a certain threshold, says a new review of the scientific literature.
October 15, 2020

United Nations World Food Programme Wins Nobel Peace Prize

The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the United Nations World Food Programme.