November 1, 2017

Getting enough vitamin D when young associated with lower risk of diabetes-related autoimmunity

NEWS Getting enough vitamin D during infancy and childhood is associated with a reduced risk of islet autoimmunity among children at increased genetic risk for type […]
November 1, 2017

Anxiety and depression linked to migraines

NEWS In a study of 588 patients who attended an outpatient headache clinic, more frequent migraines were experienced by participants with symptoms of anxiety and depression. […]
October 31, 2017

Global calcium consumption appears low, especially in Asia

NEWS Daily calcium intake among adults appears to vary quite widely around the world in distinct regional patterns, according to a new systematic review of research […]
October 31, 2017

Cancer drug prices rising far faster than inflation

NEWS The prices of injectable cancer drugs – even older medicines around since the 1990s – are increasing at a rate far higher than inflation, researchers […]
October 30, 2017

Omega-3 fish oil supplements linked to lower CHD death risk: Study

NEWS Omega-3 fish oils are associated with a lower risk of dying from coronary heart disease, according to a study that highlights the protective effect of […]
October 29, 2017

Omega-6 consumption significantly reduces type 2 diabetes risk: Cohort study analysis

NEWS A diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats can “significantly reduce the risk” of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new Australian study. COMMENT For […]
October 27, 2017

A beam of light can check your blood pressure!

NEWS A device that monitors blood pressure by shining light along the skin could be available in the next few months. COMMENT Along with nutritional and […]
October 26, 2017

Most medical students overconfident, underprepared on nutrition guidelines

NEWS Ohio University researchers found medical students may be more confident than knowledgeable when it comes to nutrition. Of the 257 medical students studied, more than […]