October 25, 2017

Higher dose of vitamin D increases bone density in premature babies

NEWS If the standard supplementation of 400 IUs of vitamin D is increased to 800 IUs daily there are reductions in the number of premature and […]
October 25, 2017

Researchers confirm that drugs for high blood pressure don’t completely restore normal vascular function

NEWS Researchers at Lancaster University in the UK have confirmed that drug treatments for high blood pressure do not totally reverse the damaging effects the condition […]
October 24, 2017

School students in China to take courses in Traditional Chinese Medicine

NEWS Zhejiang is to become the first province in China to add courses in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to its school curriculum. COMMENT TCM emphasizes the […]
October 24, 2017

Many pregnant women not getting message about boosting iodine and folic acid

NEWS New Zealand’s Ministry of Health (MOH) rarely recommends using supplements, but does urge mothers to take in additional iodine and folic acid before and during […]
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