February 4, 2019

New Study Promotes Statins For Over 75s, Ignores Fact That Cholesterol Theory Of Heart Disease Is Discredited

NEWS A new study is claiming that more people over the age of 75 should be taking statin drugs to lower their cholesterol. COMMENT For many […]
February 1, 2019

‘Digital Pills’ Raise Privacy And Cybersecurity Fears

NEWS Ethicists and medical experts have expressed concerns about the use of ingestible technology, also known as digital pills, used by doctors to remotely monitor patients’ […]
January 31, 2019

Vitamin D Could Lower Risk Of Developing Diabetes

NEWS A new study suggests that vitamin D may promote greater insulin sensitivity, thus lowering glucose levels and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. COMMENT […]
January 30, 2019

Taking Vitamin C Prior To Workout May Have Recovery Benefits, Study Suggests

NEWS Women who took 1000mg of vitamin C before performing 30 minutes of moderate-intensity cycling exhibited increased antioxidant capacity post-exercise. COMMENT Research shows that micronutrients play […]
January 29, 2019

Big Pharma Said To Have Spent Record Amount On U.S. Lobbying Activities In 2018

NEWS The pharmaceutical industry’s lobbying group in the United States spent a total of around $27.5 million on its activities in 2018, federal filings show. COMMENT […]
January 28, 2019

Meet The Man Behind A Third Of What’s On Wikipedia

NEWS Steven Pruitt has made nearly 3 million edits on Wikipedia and claims to have written 35,000 articles. It’s earned him almost legendary status on the […]
January 25, 2019

European Regulators’ Approval Of Glyphosate Weed Killer Was Based On ‘Plagiarized’ Monsanto Studies

NEWS The decision by European regulators to relicense the toxic glyphosate weed killer was based on an assessment containing content copied from Monsanto studies, according to […]
January 24, 2019

Study Shows Cholesterol Levels Higher After End-Of-Year Holiday Season

NEWS In a finding that will surprise few people, a new study from Denmark shows that levels of cholesterol are higher after the end-of-year holiday season. […]