June 6, 2019

Sun-Drenched Middle East Has A High Vitamin D Deficiency Rate

NEWS Despite the intense sunshine in the Middle East and North Africa, vitamin D deficiency is widespread among the population. COMMENT A micronutrient that has numerous […]
June 5, 2019

Study Finds Up To 35 Percent Of Female Athletes Are Deficient In Iron

NEWS A new study has found that up to 35 percent of female athletes are deficient in iron. COMMENT Iron plays a key role in the […]
June 4, 2019

First Cancer Lawsuit Over Roundup Weedkiller Filed In Australia

NEWS In the first Australian case to link Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller with cancer, a Melbourne gardener has launched legal action against the multinational pharma company. COMMENT […]
June 3, 2019

Study Finds Vitamin E And Physical Activity Linked To Better Cognitive Performance In Adolescents

NEWS Out of 120 school students analyzed by Saudi researchers, academic performance was higher for students classified as moderately or highly active physically. Serum levels of […]
May 31, 2019

More Than A Quarter Of Europeans Taking Daily Nutritional Supplements

NEWS More than a quarter of Europeans now take a daily vitamin or nutritional supplement as a part of a healthy lifestyle, says a new report. […]
May 30, 2019

Millions Taking Antidepressant Drugs ‘Must Be Warned Of Dangerous Side Effects’

NEWS The UK’s Royal College of Psychiatrists says patients seeking treatment for depression should be informed of the potential for “severe and long-lasting withdrawal symptoms.” COMMENT […]
May 29, 2019

Vitamin D Supplements Cut Risk Of Dying From Cancer

NEWS A new study has found that boosting vitamin D levels by taking a daily supplement could cut the risk of dying from cancer by 13 […]
May 28, 2019

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linked To Better Artery Health

NEWS Increased levels of omega-3 fatty acids may be associated with less aortic calcification among men in the general population, with the effects seemingly driven by […]