September 27, 2018

Drug Industry Tries to Slip $4 Billion Windfall Into U.S. Opioid Bill

NEWS WASHINGTON — Drug companies usually get what they want in public-policy battles on Capitol Hill, but a move by the pharmaceutical industry to grab $4 […]
September 27, 2018

Pilot Study Sheds Light On Curcumin’s Potential Influence On Gut Microbiota

NEWS Results from a new clinical trial suggest that curcuminoids found in turmeric modulate the composition and population of gut bacteria, potentially offering health benefits. COMMENT […]
September 27, 2018

Most Americans Believe A Cure For Alzheimer’s Will Come In Their Lifetime

NEWS A new survey finds that 54 percent of U.S. adults are worried that they may develop Alzheimer’s disease, and that 55 percent believe it is […]
September 27, 2018

Most Countries Falling Short Of UN Targets To Cut Premature Deaths From Chronic Diseases

NEWS A new report has found that most countries are falling short of United Nations targets to cut premature deaths from chronic diseases such as cardiovascular […]
September 27, 2018

Doctors Find ‘No Evidence’ Linking High Levels Of ‘Bad Cholesterol’ To Heart Disease

NEWS A new report has failed to find a link between high levels of low-density lipoproteins (LDL), often referred to as ‘bad cholesterol’, and heart disease. […]
September 20, 2018

New Study Finds Aspirin Doesn’t Prolong Life

NEWS A new study has found that taking daily aspirin pills doesn’t help older people to live longer and may even have the opposite effect. COMMENT […]
September 20, 2018

Half Of Clinical Trials In Europe Haven’t Reported Results

NEWS Of over 7,000 clinical trials registered in the Brussels EU, only about half have had their results published, according to a new analysis. COMMENT For […]
September 20, 2018

The Long-Lasting Benefits Of Supplements

NEWS A recent study reported something very impressive: A decade after the end of a randomized clinical trial, the benefits of dietary supplementation not only persisted, […]
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