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 […]
May 27, 2019

New Analysis Exposes Drug Industry Funding Of UK Patient Organizations

NEWS Between 2012 and 2016 the drug industry donated over £57 million to UK patient organizations, a new analysis reveals. COMMENT Just as it does in most […]
May 24, 2019

Diabetes In Pregnancy Linked To Vitamin D Deficiency

NEWS Maternal vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk for gestational diabetes, according to a new study. COMMENT With diabetes in pregnancy raising the […]
May 23, 2019

Worldwide Study Finds Hundreds Of Rivers Containing Dangerous Levels Of Antibiotics

NEWS In the largest global study of its kind, researchers examined 711 river sites in 72 countries and found antibiotics in two-thirds of them. COMMENT Pharmaceutical […]
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