March 10, 2018

Fish oil and probiotic supplements in pregnancy may reduce risk of childhood allergies

NEWS Scientists from Imperial College in London found that pregnant women taking daily fish oil capsules and probiotic supplements reduce the risk of their child developing […]
March 9, 2018

Study finds turmeric extract may protect against osteoarthritic pain and inflammation

NEWS A new study has found that turmeric extract may have protective effects against osteoarthritis. COMMENT Studies clearly show that natural approaches to osteoarthritis are safer […]
March 8, 2018

Big Pharma thriving from flu pandemic

NEWS As the flu pandemic is killing and sickening scores of Americans, Big Pharma companies’ profits are soaring.  COMMENT As its profiteering from the flu pandemic […]
March 7, 2018

Former pharma CEO faces up to 20 years in prison

NEWS A U.S. judge has ruled that former pharma company CEO Martin Shkreli was responsible for nearly $10.5m in losses in a securities fraud scheme. He […]
March 7, 2018

The Importance of Micronutrients During Pregnancy – Part 2

In our previous Health Science News Page, we discussed some of the general aspects of the role of micronutrients in pregnancy. The placental development begins in […]
March 7, 2018

The Importance of Micronutrients During Pregnancy – Part 1

Pregnancy is one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life and every expectant mother wishes for a healthy baby. Yet the progress and outcome […]
March 7, 2018

Researchers find low magnesium levels make vitamin D ineffective

NEWS A review published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association found that vitamin D can’t be metabolized without sufficient levels of magnesium. COMMENT The finding of […]
March 6, 2018

Poor vitamin D status linked to increased risk of anemia

NEWS Researchers in Iran found that children with low vitamin D status had up to three times increased risk of anemia compared to children with sufficient […]
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