January 18, 2019

Drug Company Payments To Doctors May Influence Opioid Overdose Deaths, Study Finds

NEWS A new study provides evidence that payments received by doctors from drug companies may influence the number of deaths from opioid overdoses in their communities. […]
January 17, 2019

Micronutrients Support The Immune System In Fighting Infections

We are exposed to a variety of infectious agents in the environment, such as bacteria, viruses, and parasites. One recently published study indicates that viruses can […]
January 17, 2019

Vitamin K, Known For Its Arterial Health Benefits, May Benefit The Eyes As Well

NEWS New research on vitamin K suggests that it may promote eye health. COMMENT While it is of course interesting that vitamin K may play a […]
January 16, 2019

B Vitamins Improve Concentration Among People With First Episode Of Psychosis

NEWS B vitamins may be beneficial for maintaining concentration skills among people experiencing a first episode of psychosis, a study by Australian researchers has found. COMMENT […]
January 15, 2019

Nutrition Could Cut The Number Of Premature Deaths From Cardiovascular Disease, Study Finds

NEWS At least half of all premature cardiovascular disease deaths could be prevented by better nutrition such as by increasing consumption of whole grains and omega-3 […]
January 14, 2019

Endurance Exercise Maximizes Impact Of Vitamins C & D On Metabolic Syndrome

NEWS Vitamin C and D consumption can alleviate metabolic syndrome, while combining supplementation with exercise maximizes the impact against the condition, say researchers in Iran. COMMENT […]
January 11, 2019

Choline May Help Fight Alzheimer’s Disease Across Generations

NEWS A new study with mice has found that the beneficial effects of supplementation with choline, a B vitamin, appear to be transgenerational. Researchers found the […]
January 10, 2019

New Study Supports Omega-3’s Birth Weight Benefits For Babies

NEWS Consumption of fish oil omega-3s during the third trimester of pregnancy may prolong gestation and increase the birth weights of newborns, according to a new […]