December 18, 2020

‘New Variant’ Of Coronavirus Identified In England

A new variant of coronavirus has been found which is growing faster in some parts of England, UK MPs have been told. The country’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the World Health Organization had been notified and that UK scientists were doing detailed studies.
December 18, 2020

Vitamin D Clue To Autism Spectrum Disorder In Boys

A deficiency in vitamin D on the mother's side could explain why autism spectrum disorder is three times more common in boys, say researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia.
December 18, 2020

More Than Half Of New York City Firefighters Say They Will Not Take Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

More than half of New York City firefighters say they will not take Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available to them in the coming weeks.
December 17, 2020

Covid Pandemic Could Push More Than A Billion People Worldwide Into Extreme Poverty, United Nations Warns

Another 207 million people could be driven into extreme poverty by the severe long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic, bringing the total number to more than one billion by 2030, the United Nations has warned.
December 11, 2020

How Plant Components Can Fight Against COVID-19

December 10, 2020

New Study Finds Fish Oil Omega-3s EPA And DHA Work Differently On Chronic Inflammation

The omega-3 fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) work differently against chronic inflammation, according to the results of a small randomized study, suggesting each has its own important role to play in regulating the immune system.
December 10, 2020

Weekly Folic Acid Boost Shows Potential To Halve Birth Defects

Researchers have found the risk of birth defects can be greatly reduced if women significantly increase their folic acid intake.
December 10, 2020

UK Drugs Regulator Forced To Defend Fast Pace Of Pfizer Gene-Based Vaccine Approval

Britain's medicines regulator continues to insist its approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine met all safety standards, after officials in Europe and the United States queried the rapid process.