February 27, 2018

Plant-based diets could save ‘billions’ in healthcare costs

NEWS New research suggests governments could save ‘billions’ in healthcare costs if more people switched to plant-based diets. COMMENT While it is good that public attention […]
February 27, 2018

U.S. lawmakers threaten WHO agency over glyphosate cancer finding

NEWS WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers are threatening to cut off U.S. funding for the World Health Organization’s cancer research program over its 2016 finding that glyphosate, […]
February 26, 2018

Painkiller may disrupt sex hormones, placing unborn babies at risk

NEWS Use of the painkiller acetaminophen during pregnancy may cause harmful sex hormone abnormalities, according to a study led by San Diego researchers. COMMENT There is […]
February 25, 2018

Ultra-processed foods ‘linked to cancer’

NEWS A link between highly processed foods and cancer has been suggested by French researchers. COMMENT Not only is there already no doubt that diets containing […]
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