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 […]
January 18, 2019

Drug Company Payments To Doctors May Influence Opioid Overdose Deaths, Study Finds

NEWS A new study provides evidence that payments received by doctors from drug companies may influence the number of deaths from opioid overdoses in their communities. […]
January 17, 2019

Micronutrients Support The Immune System In Fighting Infections

We are exposed to a variety of infectious agents in the environment, such as bacteria, viruses, and parasites. One recently published study indicates that viruses can […]
January 17, 2019

Vitamin K, Known For Its Arterial Health Benefits, May Benefit The Eyes As Well

NEWS New research on vitamin K suggests that it may promote eye health. COMMENT While it is of course interesting that vitamin K may play a […]
January 16, 2019

B Vitamins Improve Concentration Among People With First Episode Of Psychosis

NEWS B vitamins may be beneficial for maintaining concentration skills among people experiencing a first episode of psychosis, a study by Australian researchers has found. COMMENT […]
January 15, 2019

Nutrition Could Cut The Number Of Premature Deaths From Cardiovascular Disease, Study Finds

NEWS At least half of all premature cardiovascular disease deaths could be prevented by better nutrition such as by increasing consumption of whole grains and omega-3 […]