June 11, 2018

Omega-3 may lower eye disease risk

NEWS Oral omega-3 supplementation can significantly lower the risk of eye disease in young adults with normal blood pressure, say researchers in Australia. COMMENT Numerous studies […]
June 11, 2018

Vitamin D deficiency may increase risk of miscarriage

NEWS Women not receiving enough vitamin D take longer to get pregnant and may even increase their risk of having a miscarriage, a study has found. […]
June 7, 2018

More U.S. states file opioid lawsuits against drug firms

NEWS Litigation against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is intensifying as six more U.S. states announced lawsuits, accusing the company of fueling a national opioid epidemic […]
June 7, 2018

Micronutrients reduce respiratory illnesses in patients with cystic fibrosis

NEWS Researchers at Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine have found that supplemental antioxidants may decrease respiratory illnesses in people with […]
June 6, 2018

Pharma companies putting drugs into the water supply

NEWS A new study from the United States has found that water treatment plants taking discharges from pharmaceutical companies are putting high concentrations of drugs into […]
June 6, 2018

High percentage of pregnant women deficient in iodine

NEWS Experts want iodine to be added to salt after research showed that a lack of the mineral in pregnant women stops half of all children […]
June 5, 2018

Elderly patients discharged from hospital with potentially lethal cocktails of drugs

NEWS Elderly patients are being discharged from hospital with large cocktails of drugs that can cause severe side effects or even death when combined. COMMENT It […]
June 4, 2018

Pregnant smokers may reduce harm done to baby’s lungs by taking vitamin C

NEWS Women who are unable to quit smoking during their pregnancy may reduce the harm smoking does to their baby’s lungs by taking vitamin C, according […]