June 26, 2019

New Study Shows Statins Double Risk Of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers looking at the health records of 4,683 men and women found that those prescribed statin drugs for lowering cholesterol had at least double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
June 25, 2019

New Study Finds Too Much Sodium, Not Enough Vitamins And Minerals In Diets Of Pregnant Women

A new study suggests that many pregnant women are not getting the proper amounts of some vitamins and minerals, even with supplements, while many are getting potentially excessive amounts of sodium.
June 24, 2019

Anticholinergic Drugs Could Increase Risk Of Dementia By Almost Fifty Percent

Researchers have found that anticholinergic drugs, used to treat people with epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, depression and incontinence, could increase the risk of dementia by almost 50 percent.
June 21, 2019

Study Finds Athletes Think They Know More About Supplements And Nutrition Than They Actually Do

A new study on professional athletes competing in Olympic sports has found that the players think they know more about supplements and nutrition than they actually do. 
June 20, 2019

Omega-3 Fatty Acid DHA May Help Manage ADHD

Six months of supplementation with high dose docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 fatty acid, may help children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
June 19, 2019

UK’s National Health Service Criticized For Failing To Warn Cancer Patients That Chemotherapy Can Kill

Following the death of a female cancer patient after a single dose of chemotherapy, the UK’s National Health Service has been criticized for failing to warn patients that the toxic treatment can kill them.
June 18, 2019

Pharma-Funded Article Claims Reports Of The Demise Of Chemotherapy Have Been ‘Greatly Exaggerated’

With research increasingly confirming that chemotherapy encourages the spread of cancer, a new article funded by a pharmaceutical company and published in The American Journal of Managed Care has claimed that reports of the demise of the toxic cancer treatment are ‘greatly exaggerated’.
June 17, 2019

Desperate To Repair Its Shattered Image, Bayer Announces $5.6 Billion Weedkiller Research Investment

Desperate to repair its shattered image, pharma company Bayer has announced it will invest $5.6 billion for research into new weedkillers.