December 5, 2019

UK Researchers Say Greater Focus Needed On Vitamin D Deficiency In Younger Healthy Populations

NEWS UK researchers have called for more awareness of vitamin D deficiency in younger healthy populations. COMMENT A micronutrient that has numerous important functions, vitamin D […]
December 5, 2019

United States Federal Prosecutors Launch Criminal Investigation Into Opioid Drug Makers

NEWS Employing laws normally used to go after illicit drug dealers, United States federal prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into whether pharmaceutical companies intentionally allowed […]
November 27, 2019

Statin Drugs Increase Risk Of Diabetes And Skin Infections

A new study has found that using cholesterol-lowering statin drugs for even as little as three months can put patients at risk of developing diabetes, as well as skin and soft tissue infections.
November 26, 2019

Monsanto Pleads Guilty To Illegally Spraying Banned Pesticide In Hawaii

Agrochemicals company Monsanto has pleaded guilty to spraying a banned pesticide on research crops on the Hawaii island of Maui in 2014.
November 25, 2019

Cancer Linked With A More Than Doubled Risk Of Dying From Stroke

People living with cancer, or having previously suffered from it, are more likely to die from stroke than the general population, according to new research.
November 22, 2019

Omega-3 Fish Oil Improves Attention In Children With ADHD

A new study has found that omega-3 supplements improve attention in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) who have low levels of omega-3 fatty acids in their blood.
November 21, 2019

CT Scan Radiation Associated With Increased Risk Of Thyroid Cancer And Leukemia

A new study has shown that people who have thyroid cancer or leukemia are more likely to have received a CT scan.
November 20, 2019

Children In Punjab Low On Micronutrients, Despite Living In One Of India’s Most Affluent States

Despite living in one of India’s most affluent states, children in Punjab have been found to have low levels of essential micronutrients.