July 18, 2018

Study Shows Almost No U.S. College Football Players Get Enough Omega-3s

NEWS Despite the potential protective role of omega-3s in cases of traumatic brain injury, only one of more than 100 U.S. college football players recently surveyed […]
July 16, 2018

Maternal Diet Rich In Omega-3 Linked To Improved Problem Solving In Children

NEWS The benefits of omega-3 fatty acids have been highlighted again in a Norwegian study that demonstrates the positive effect a maternal diet rich in the […]
July 16, 2018

Trump Attacks Pfizer Over Drug Price Increases

NEWS U.S. president Donald Trump has said that Pfizer should be “ashamed” for raising the prices of its drugs. COMMENT While Trump now talks openly about […]
July 13, 2018

Monsanto ‘Bullied Scientists’ And Hid Weedkiller Cancer Risk

NEWS In a landmark trial, the lawyer of a terminally ill man who says using Monsanto’s ‘Roundup’ weed killer gave him cancer has told the court […]
July 13, 2018

Vitamin D Deficiency Affects One Third Of Pregnant Women In Norway

NEWS One in three pregnant women in Norway is suffering from a vitamin D deficiency by the end of her pregnancy, a major study published earlier […]
July 12, 2018

Micronutrients Can Protect Against Cell Damage Caused By Radiation Exposure

In the previous issue of our Health Science News Page, we discussed the hazards of radiation exposure. Body imaging through X-rays and CT scans is extremely […]
July 12, 2018

Radiation From Diagnostic Imaging Can Cause Cellular Damage

Early detection of health problems is very important in diagnosing or sometimes eliminating disease at its onset. Over the past decades, various imaging techniques such as […]
July 11, 2018

New Report Says Low Quality Healthcare Increasing Global Burden Of Illness And Health

NEWS A new joint report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Bank says poor quality […]