January 30, 2019

Taking Vitamin C Prior To Workout May Have Recovery Benefits, Study Suggests

NEWS Women who took 1000mg of vitamin C before performing 30 minutes of moderate-intensity cycling exhibited increased antioxidant capacity post-exercise. COMMENT Research shows that micronutrients play […]
January 29, 2019

Big Pharma Said To Have Spent Record Amount On U.S. Lobbying Activities In 2018

NEWS The pharmaceutical industry’s lobbying group in the United States spent a total of around $27.5 million on its activities in 2018, federal filings show. COMMENT […]
January 28, 2019

Meet The Man Behind A Third Of What’s On Wikipedia

NEWS Steven Pruitt has made nearly 3 million edits on Wikipedia and claims to have written 35,000 articles. It’s earned him almost legendary status on the […]
January 25, 2019

European Regulators’ Approval Of Glyphosate Weed Killer Was Based On ‘Plagiarized’ Monsanto Studies

NEWS The decision by European regulators to relicense the toxic glyphosate weed killer was based on an assessment containing content copied from Monsanto studies, according to […]
January 24, 2019

Study Shows Cholesterol Levels Higher After End-Of-Year Holiday Season

NEWS In a finding that will surprise few people, a new study from Denmark shows that levels of cholesterol are higher after the end-of-year holiday season. […]
January 23, 2019

Daily Aspirin Could Lead To Serious Risk Of Bleeding

NEWS Taking daily Aspirin tablets can increase the risk of serious bleeding by 43 percent, new research reveals. COMMENT It is hardly news that taking daily […]
January 22, 2019

Drug Companies Spending Millions Of Dollars On Patient Advocacy Groups In Australia

NEWS New research suggests that between January 2013 and December 2016, the drug industry spent more than $34 million on patient advocacy groups in Australia.  COMMENT […]
January 21, 2019

Pesticides Found In More Than 80% Of Tested European Soils

NEWS Researchers have found pesticide residues in the vast majority of agricultural soils tested in 11 European countries. Residues were found in 83 percent of the […]