May 1, 2018

Fish oil supplements protect the brain from chronic stress

NEWS New research suggests that fish oil supplements can protect the brain from chronic stress.  COMMENT It is no secret that stress has a direct impact […]
May 1, 2018

Vitamin D deficiency linked to greater risk of diabetes

NEWS An epidemiological study conducted by researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Seoul National University suggests that people who are […]
April 26, 2018

Polypharmacy and cancer patients – the dangers of long-term multiple drug use

NEWS A new study shows patients who survive cancer are likely to be prescribed five or more different medications on a long-term basis, and that this […]
April 26, 2018

U.S. senator introduces bill to jail pharma executives over opioid crisis

NEWS WASHINGTON — United States Senator Bernie Sanders will introduce a bill that would impose jail time for pharmaceutical executives whose companies engage in manipulative practices […]
April 26, 2018

EU Parliament hosts presentation on Big Food and Big Pharma ‘Killing for Profit’

NEWS The European Parliament in Brussels recently hosted a presentation titled “Big Food and Big Pharma: Killing for Profit”. COMMENT In a recent article published on […]
April 24, 2018

Vitamin D could improve inflammation in type-2 diabetes

NEWS A new systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials has found reduced levels of inflammatory markers in diabetic patients supplemented with vitamin D. COMMENT […]
April 24, 2018

Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may make grandchildren infertile

NEWS A new study has found that women taking common painkillers such as paracetamol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen during pregnancy could make their grandchildren infertile. COMMENT These […]
April 19, 2018

Goldman Sachs questions whether curing patients is a ‘sustainable business model’

NEWS A recent biotech report issued by Goldman Sachs questions whether curing patients is a ‘sustainable business model’. Writing to clients of the multinational investment bank, […]