October 11, 2018

More Evidence That Low Vitamin D Is Linked To Earlier Death

NEWS Previous studies on the association between blood levels of vitamin D and survival have come from high-income countries. Now, a new study has found that […]
October 10, 2018

Patients Warned Over Severe Side-Effects When Coming Off Antidepressants

NEWS A major scientific review has concluded that patients face severe side-effects when trying to stop taking antidepressant drugs. COMMENT The finding of this scientific review […]
October 9, 2018

Study Finds Simply Drinking More Water Reduces Bladder Infections In Women

NEWS In a controlled trial, women who drank an additional 1.5 liters of water daily experienced 48 percent fewer repeat bladder infections than those who drank […]
October 8, 2018

New Study Confirms Mediterranean Diet Prevents A Leading Cause Of Blindness

NEWS Evidence is mounting that a poor diet plays an important role in the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness. A […]
October 7, 2018

Pharma Boss Claims He Had ‘Moral Requirement’ To Raise Drug Price By 400 Percent

NEWS Nirmal Mulye, founder and president of Nostrum Pharmaceuticals, a pharma company based in the United States, has attempted to defend a 400 percent increase in […]
October 6, 2018

Vitamin B Supplements May Protect Kidney Function In Children With Diabetes

NEWS Vitamin B supplements have a protective effect on kidney function in children and adolescents with type-1 diabetes, according to research presented at the 57th Annual […]
October 5, 2018

HIV/AIDS: China Reports 14% Surge In New Cases

NEWS China has announced a 14 percent jump in the number of its citizens who are living with HIV and AIDS. COMMENT It is now more […]
October 5, 2018

Wikipedia: Introducing ‘MastCell’

One example of such an editor is a Wikipedia Administrator known as ‘Mastcell’, who, right from his very first edits in August 2006, made it immediately apparent that his […]