January 4, 2019

Exercise May Be As Effective As Drugs For Lowering High Blood Pressure

NEWS In what is thought to be the first study of its kind, a pooled analysis of the available data suggests exercise may be as effective […]
January 3, 2019

New Research Shows Junk Food Diet Raises Risk Of Depression

NEWS A diet of fast food, cakes and processed meat increases your risk of depression, say researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK. COMMENT A […]
December 20, 2018

Study Shows Magnesium Optimizes Vitamin D Status

NEWS A randomized trial published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition indicates that magnesium optimizes vitamin D status, raising it in people with deficient levels […]
December 19, 2018

European Medicines Agency Claims Omega-3 Not Effective In Treating Heart And Blood Problems

NEWS The European Medicines Agency has said omega-3 fatty acids are not effective in preventing further heart and blood vessels problems after heart attack – meaning […]
December 18, 2018

Johnson & Johnson Knew For Decades That Asbestos Lurked In Its Baby Powder

NEWS Internal documents examined by the Reuters news agency show that Johnson & Johnson’s knew for decades that its baby talc was sometimes tainted with carcinogenic […]
December 17, 2018

Could YOU Be Short Of Vitamin D?

NEWS Many people are running low on vitamin D, and it’s a serious health threat. COMMENT Vitamin D deficiency is now a serious global health problem. […]
December 16, 2018

Generic Drugs Firms Running The ‘Biggest Cartel In History Of the United States’

NEWS What started as an antitrust lawsuit brought by states over just 2 drugs in 2016 has exploded into an investigation of alleged price-fixing involving at […]
December 15, 2018

Osteoporosis: Not Just A Women’s Disease

NEWS Osteoporosis, a bone disease that can result in painful fractures – typically in the back, hip or wrist – is often thought of as a […]