March 13, 2019

Air Pollution Causes 800,000 Extra Deaths A Year In Europe And 8.8 Million Worldwide

NEWS Air pollution could be causing double the number of excess deaths a year in Europe than has been estimated previously, according to a study published […]
March 13, 2019

Micronutrients Fight Kidney Cancer In Many Ways

Worldwide, kidney cancer is one of the 10 most common cancers in both men and women. The American Cancer Society estimated that 63,990 new cases of […]
March 12, 2019

Zinc Could Help Treat Urinary Tract Infections

NEWS Scientists in Australia say new details about the role of zinc in the immune system could help the development of non-antibiotic treatment strategies for bacterial […]
March 11, 2019

Pesticides Found To Affect Genes In Bees

NEWS Scientists are urging improved regulation on pesticides after finding that the chemicals affect genes in bumblebees. COMMENT The evidence is now incontrovertible that pesticides are […]
March 8, 2019

Statins Linked To Higher Diabetes Risk

NEWS People who take cholesterol-lowering statins may be at increased risk of developing high blood sugar levels, insulin resistance, and eventually type 2 diabetes, according to […]
March 7, 2019

Opioid Drug Maker Purdue Pharma Reportedly Considering Bankruptcy To Avoid Lawsuits

NEWS Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, a powerful opioid painkiller, is reportedly considering declaring bankruptcy to avoid liabilities resulting from thousands of lawsuits filed against […]
March 6, 2019

U.S. Senator Describes Big Pharma As ‘Morally Repugnant’

NEWS Executives of top pharmaceutical companies were recently grilled before a U.S. congressional panel about the nation’s skyrocketing drug prices, with one senator accusing Big Pharma […]
March 5, 2019

The Shocking Truth About Organic Vs Conventional Packaged Foods

NEWS An estimated 2,000 synthetic chemicals can be used in conventional packaged foods sold in the United States; for organic foods the number is 40. COMMENT […]