October 4, 2018

The Benefits Of Micronutrients For Wound Healing And Healthy Skin

Healthy skin is the body’s first barrier in the protection against wounds, and a crucial component of wound repair. The largest organ in the body, the […]
October 4, 2018

Vitamin D Could Cut Migraine Attacks

NEWS A new trial has found that taking a daily vitamin D supplement could dramatically cut the number of migraine attacks. COMMENT Vitamin D is only […]
October 3, 2018

World Health Organization Revises Ebola Risk In Democratic Republic Of The Congo To ‘Very High’

NEWS The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced it has revised its Ebola risk assessment in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from high to “very […]
September 27, 2018

Drug Industry Tries to Slip $4 Billion Windfall Into U.S. Opioid Bill

NEWS WASHINGTON — Drug companies usually get what they want in public-policy battles on Capitol Hill, but a move by the pharmaceutical industry to grab $4 […]
September 27, 2018

Pilot Study Sheds Light On Curcumin’s Potential Influence On Gut Microbiota

NEWS Results from a new clinical trial suggest that curcuminoids found in turmeric modulate the composition and population of gut bacteria, potentially offering health benefits. COMMENT […]
September 27, 2018

Most Americans Believe A Cure For Alzheimer’s Will Come In Their Lifetime

NEWS A new survey finds that 54 percent of U.S. adults are worried that they may develop Alzheimer’s disease, and that 55 percent believe it is […]
September 27, 2018

Most Countries Falling Short Of UN Targets To Cut Premature Deaths From Chronic Diseases

NEWS A new report has found that most countries are falling short of United Nations targets to cut premature deaths from chronic diseases such as cardiovascular […]
September 27, 2018

Doctors Find ‘No Evidence’ Linking High Levels Of ‘Bad Cholesterol’ To Heart Disease

NEWS A new report has failed to find a link between high levels of low-density lipoproteins (LDL), often referred to as ‘bad cholesterol’, and heart disease. […]