October 4, 2019

Antidepressant Drugs Linked To Increased Risk Of Diabetes In Pregnancy

Taking antidepressant drugs while expecting a baby is linked to an increased risk of developing a form of diabetes that is specifically related to pregnancy, known as gestational diabetes, finds new research.
October 3, 2019

Omega-3 Supplements Reduce Risk Of Heart Attacks And Cardiovascular Disease Events

People taking omega-3 supplements are at lower risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular disease events, according to a new meta-analysis.
October 2, 2019

New Study Links Vitamin C Therapy To Better Survival Rates After Sepsis

New research published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) suggests that patients with sepsis and septic lung injury could have a better chance of survival and recover more quickly when treated with vitamin C infusions.
October 1, 2019

French Drug Firm On Trial Over Weight Loss Pill Linked To 2,000 Deaths

French pharmaceutical giant Servier has been charged with corporate manslaughter and other crimes after its weight loss drug Mediator allegedly caused up to 2,000 deaths.
September 30, 2019

New Consumer Survey Finds Dietary Supplement Use In United States More Popular Than Ever

A new consumer survey in the United States has found that more than three-quarters of Americans now use dietary supplements.
September 27, 2019

Over 75 Percent Of Spanish Pediatricians Prescribe Synbiotics & Omega-3 Oils To Kids

Research looking into the use of dietary supplements among Spanish pediatricians finds over 75 percent prescribe synbiotics, omega-3 oils and other supplements to their patients.
September 26, 2019

Pesticide Exposure May Increase Heart Disease And Stroke Risk

On-the-job exposure to high levels of pesticides raised the risk of heart disease and stroke in a generally healthy group of Japanese American men in Hawaii, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
September 25, 2019

Vitamin D And Omega-3 Supplements Linked To Lower Risk Of Cancer And Heart Attack

A new study involving 25,871 people has found that taking vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids could prevent cancer and heart attacks.