August 15, 2019

Taking Vitamin D During Pregnancy May Improve Dental Health Of Babies

A new study has found that women who take large doses of vitamin D during pregnancy may be ensuring their children have a lower risk of dental problems.
August 14, 2019

Psychologists Say ‘War On Cancer’ Metaphors May Do More Harm Than Good

NEWS The use of war metaphors when referring to cancer may do more harm than good, say psychologists. COMMENT The so-called ‘War On Cancer’ is an […]
August 13, 2019

Contraceptives, Aspirin And Antibiotics Have Hidden Side-Effects

NEWS Many drugs, from painkillers, statins and the Pill to HRT and antibiotics, can deplete vitamins, minerals and other micronutrients. COMMENT A large body of scientific […]
August 12, 2019

Polypharmacy Associated With Poor Health Outcomes In Older People With Type 2 Diabetes

NEWS Polypharmacy is associated with increased all-cause mortality, macrovascular complications and hospitalization in older people with type 2 diabetes, according to a Portuguese study. COMMENT There […]
August 9, 2019

Fast Food Availability Linked With More Heart Attacks

NEWS Research carried out in Australia has found that areas with a higher number of fast food restaurants have more heart attacks. COMMENT Providing still further […]
August 8, 2019

Lower Vitamin D Levels Linked To Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms, Study Suggests

NEWS Falls in vitamin D levels correlate with falls and non‐motor symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s disease, a new study finds as researchers suggest supplementation as […]
August 7, 2019

New Report Finds Just 28 Percent Of UK Patient Groups Have Positive View Of Pharma Industry

A new report has found that just 28 percent of patient groups in the UK has a positive view of the pharma industry.
August 6, 2019

Patients And Carers In Kenya Call On Government To Declare Cancer A ‘National Disaster’

Patients and carers in Kenya are calling on the country’s government to declare cancer a ‘national disaster’.
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