March 13, 2018

Why vitamin supplements that look like sweets may do more harm than good

NEWS Vitamin supplements that look like sweets are often known as ‘vitamin gummies’. They are frequently packed with sugar and contain lower levels of nutrients than […]
March 13, 2018

Vitamin D: Getting extra sun in August and September could help prevent flu

NEWS A new scientific paper from the United States suggests that getting more rays of sunlight – and therefore vitamin D – could help prevent flu. […]
March 12, 2018

Omega fatty acid supplements may improve autism in preterm toddlers

NEWS A study recently published in the Journal of Nutrition found that omega fatty acid supplements may improve autism spectrum disorder symptoms in toddlers who were born […]
March 12, 2018

Taking the right amount of vitamin D reduces mortality

NEWS A new study from the University of Bergen in Norway concludes that taking the right amount of vitamin D substantially reduces the risk of death. […]
March 11, 2018

What the Monsanto Papers tell us about corporate science

NEWS The Monsanto Papers are a treasure trove of internal documents slowly released since March 2017 as part of a US lawsuit by cancer victims against Monsanto over […]
March 10, 2018

Fish oil and probiotic supplements in pregnancy may reduce risk of childhood allergies

NEWS Scientists from Imperial College in London found that pregnant women taking daily fish oil capsules and probiotic supplements reduce the risk of their child developing […]
March 9, 2018

Study finds turmeric extract may protect against osteoarthritic pain and inflammation

NEWS A new study has found that turmeric extract may have protective effects against osteoarthritis. COMMENT Studies clearly show that natural approaches to osteoarthritis are safer […]
March 8, 2018

Big Pharma thriving from flu pandemic

NEWS As the flu pandemic is killing and sickening scores of Americans, Big Pharma companies’ profits are soaring.  COMMENT As its profiteering from the flu pandemic […]