August 17, 2018

Report Recommends UK Government Offer Vitamins To Improve Prison Behavior

NEWS Following research showing that prisoners are less violent and behave better if they eat well, an independent review in the UK has recommended that prisons […]
August 17, 2018

Monsanto Ordered To Pay $289m Damages In Roundup Cancer Trial

NEWS Chemical giant Monsanto has been ordered to pay $289m in damages to a former school groundsman who says working with herbicides containing glyphosate caused him […]
August 17, 2018

Solving The Food Crisis In Africa

NEWS A 23-year old engineering student is spreading the word about a device he’s created which he says could be a solution to Africa’s food waste […]
August 17, 2018

Desperate Measures: Researchers Suggest Dropping ‘Cancer’ Label To ‘Protect’ Patients

NEWS Australian researchers are calling for a radical overhaul of cancer diagnoses. They say dropping the “cancer” label from low-risk conditions could protect many patients from […]
August 16, 2018

Hospital Sepsis Deaths In England ‘Jump By A Third’

NEWS Sepsis deaths recorded in England’s hospitals have risen by more than a third in two years, according to data collected by a leading safety expert. […]
August 13, 2018

Low Levels Of Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linked To Preterm Birth

NEWS New research has found that pregnant women who have low plasma levels of omega-3 fatty acids in their first and second trimesters are at a […]
August 10, 2018

European Commission Authorizes Five GM Crops

NEWS Europe’s executive body, the so-called ‘European Commission’, has authorized five GM crops for use in food and feed. COMMENT Along with the vast majority of […]
August 10, 2018

Scientists Discover How Thalidomide Produced Birth Defects

NEWS More than 60 years after the drug thalidomide caused birth defects in thousands of children whose mothers took it while pregnant, scientists have discovered how […]