November 19, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Former Pharma CEO’s Appeal Against Seven-Year Prison Sentence

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied Martin Shkreli's appeal request over his 2017 fraud conviction, effectively upholding his seven-year prison sentence.
November 18, 2019

Plant-Based Diet May Prevent Cognitive Decline

New research finds that following a diet rich in plant-based foods during midlife is associated with a significantly lower risk of cognitive impairment later in life.
November 15, 2019

Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Improve Brain Health In People With Heart Disease

A new study has found that taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements is associated with better brain function in people with coronary artery disease.
November 14, 2019

Big Drugmakers Could Lose $1 Trillion In Sales And Still Be Most Profitable Industry

A new analysis of publicly reported financial data has found that large, brand-name drug manufacturers would still be the most profitable industry sector in the United States even with $1 trillion in lower sales.
November 13, 2019

More Than 42,000 Cancer Lawsuits Now Filed Against Bayer Over Roundup Weedkiller

The number of lawsuits filed against Bayer in the United States, alleging its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, has risen to more than 42,000.
November 12, 2019

Ultra-Processed Food Linked To Poorer Cardiovascular Health

Ultra-processed foods, which account for more than half of an average American's daily calories, are linked to lower measures of cardiovascular health, according to research conducted by scientists at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
November 11, 2019

Analysis Of 23 Clinical Trials Finds Opioid Drugs Have No Clear Lasting Benefit In Arthritis

A new analysis of 23 clinical trials has found that opioid drugs have no clear lasting benefit in arthritis.
November 8, 2019

Supplements Significantly Reduce Child Mortality

More than half of child deaths worldwide stem from preventable causes, such as adverse effects from malnutrition. A new study led by researchers at the University of California, Davis, finds that child mortality significantly drops when children receive nutritional supplements rich in vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids.