February 12, 2021

Almost Three-Quarters Of Healthy Older Australians Use Natural Medicines

Almost 75 percent of healthy Australians aged over 70 years report using natural medicines either daily or occasionally, according to new research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
February 12, 2021

More Vitamin C May Ease Bleeding Gums

A new systemic review and analysis of clinical trials has found that bleeding of the gums on gentle probing, called gingival bleeding tendency, and also bleeding in the eye, called retinal hemorrhaging, is associated with low vitamin C levels in the bloodstream.
February 12, 2021

Use Of Pesticides Has ‘Exploded’ In France In Past Decade

French farmers have increased pesticide use by 25 percent in the past decade, an inquiry led by environmental organization La Fondation Nicolas Hulot has found. The increase has occurred despite the country’s goal to reduce pesticide usage by 50 percent by 2025.
February 12, 2021

World Health Organization Team Claims It Is ‘Extremely Unlikely’ That Coronavirus Leaked From A Lab

A World Health Organization (WHO) team investigating the origins of Covid-19 has all but dismissed the theory that the virus came from a laboratory.
February 12, 2021

UK Prime Minister Urged, ‘Look To Andalusia’s Vitamin D Use In Tackling COVID-19’

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been urged to follow the example of Andalusia and distribute vitamin D supplements to people most at risk of contracting COVID-19.
February 4, 2021

World Health Organization Says New COVID-19 Variants Now In Dozens Of Countries

New COVID-19 variants that make the virus more contagious and could render vaccine and antibody protection less effective have spread rapidly across dozens of countries, the World Health Organization says.
February 4, 2021

Vitamin D Deficiency Associated With Increased COVID-19 Risk

A new study has found that patients with vitamin D deficiency are significantly more likely to be positive for COVID-19.
February 4, 2021

COVID Lockdown Loneliness Linked To More Depressive Symptoms In Older Adults

Loneliness in adults aged 50 and over during the COVID-19 lockdowns is linked to worsening depressive and other mental health symptoms, according to a large-scale online study.