June 5, 2018

Elderly patients discharged from hospital with potentially lethal cocktails of drugs

NEWS Elderly patients are being discharged from hospital with large cocktails of drugs that can cause severe side effects or even death when combined. COMMENT It […]
June 4, 2018

Pregnant smokers may reduce harm done to baby’s lungs by taking vitamin C

NEWS Women who are unable to quit smoking during their pregnancy may reduce the harm smoking does to their baby’s lungs by taking vitamin C, according […]
June 4, 2018

Mediterranean diet may reduce effects of air pollution

NEWS Eating a Mediterranean diet may protect people from some of the harm of long-term exposure to air pollution, and reduce their risk of dying from […]
May 31, 2018

Exercising 4 to 5 days a week keeps the heart young

NEWS Participating in exercise 4 to 5 days per week is necessary to keep your heart young, according to new research published in The Journal of […]
May 31, 2018

New Ebola outbreak spreading in Democratic Republic of the Congo

NEWS An outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread from the countryside into Mbandaka, a city of over three hundred thousand […]
May 31, 2018

Switzerland to vote on pesticide ban

NEWS Swiss citizens will get the chance to vote on a complete ban on the use of synthetic pesticides after campaigners secured enough signatures to force […]
May 30, 2018

Deadly dangers of common diabetes drug

NEWS Patients are not being warned that metformin, a drug commonly prescribed for diabetes patients, lowers levels of vitamin B12 and can trigger peripheral neuropathy – […]
May 28, 2018

Maternal vitamin D deficiency may cause cognitive and physical development impairment in newborns

NEWS Maternal vitamin D deficiency may be associated with cognitive and physical development impairment in infants, according to researchers in China. COMMENT As this study reminds […]
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