March 22, 2018

Statin exposure during pregnancy increases risk of hole in the heart in infants

NEWS According to information presented at a recent American College of Cardiology Scientific Session, babies born to women taking statin drugs during the first trimester of […]
March 22, 2018

Vitamin D could provide psoriasis relief

NEWS New research suggests increasing vitamin D intake could reduce symptoms of the chronic inflammatory skin condition psoriasis. COMMENT An autoimmune, chronic inflammatory skin disease characterized […]
March 21, 2018

U.S. FDA fails to fine drug companies for not reporting clinical trial information

NEWS The U.S. government could impose more than $11.2 million in fines on pharma companies for failing to report study results on ClinicalTrials.gov, but has so […]
March 21, 2018

Low levels of vitamin B12 may worsen Parkinson’s disease

NEWS A study of patients with early Parkinson’s disease found that groups with lower levels of vitamin B12 faced on average a more rapid acceleration of […]
March 20, 2018

Vitamin D may help prevent heart failure after heart attack

NEWS New research has shown how vitamin D may help protect heart tissue and prevent heart failure after a heart attack. COMMENT Tens of millions of […]
March 20, 2018

Iodine deficiency: No longer just a third-world issue, warns study

NEWS The re-emergence of iodine deficiency in some industrialized countries has raised concerns over the public health implications and the need for fortification or supplementation programs. […]
March 19, 2018

Healthy vitamin D status lowers risk of death in people with heart disease

NEWS People with cardiovascular disease could slash their risk of death by 30% by ensuring a healthy vitamin D status, new research from Norway suggests. COMMENT […]
March 15, 2018

Pesticides are not as safe as they’re claimed to be!

NEWS A lack of information on the effects of pesticide ingredients makes them appear safer than they actually are – potentially causing serious harm to people […]
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