January 23, 2020

Researchers Find Cases Of Vitamin C Deficiency Disease Scurvy In Canada

NEWS Researchers at McMaster University have found cases of the vitamin C deficiency disease scurvy in Canada. COMMENT Scurvy occurs as a result of a severe […]
January 23, 2020

One In Five Deaths Worldwide Due To Sepsis

NEWS A new report estimates that one in five deaths worldwide is caused by sepsis, also known as blood poisoning. This is double the previous estimate […]
January 23, 2020

Pop Singer Justin Bieber Reveals He Has Lyme Disease

NEWS Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber has revealed he has been diagnosed with Lyme disease. COMMENT In announcing he has Lyme disease Justin Bieber joins a […]
January 16, 2020

Drinking Green Tea May Contribute To A ‘Longer And Healthier Life’

NEWS Green tea consumption is linked to a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease as well as improvements to health and longevity, especially among consistent habitual tea […]
January 16, 2020

Scottish Project Tackles Environmental Impact Of Pharmaceutical Drugs

NEWS A new Scottish health project aims to tackle the harm caused to the environment by pharmaceutical drugs. COMMENT It has been clear for years now […]
January 16, 2020

Air Pollution Can Worsen Bone Health

NEWS A new study in India has found an association between exposure to air pollution and poor bone health. COMMENT Air pollution is now blamed for […]
January 16, 2020

Meta-Analyses Support Omega-3s Potential Brain Health Benefits

NEWS Two new meta-analyses indicate that omega-3 supplements may help protect against mild cognitive decline and improve memory in health subjects. COMMENT There is mounting scientific […]
January 16, 2020

Taking Vitamin D Alone Doesn’t Prevent Fractures

NEWS Taking calcium and vitamin D might help older adults curb the risk of a bone fracture, but vitamin D alone does not do the job, […]
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