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 […]
October 23, 2017

Opioid crisis fueled by drug industry and U.S. Congress

NEWS Whistleblower says drug distributors pumped opioids into American communities – knowing that people were dying – and says industry lobbyists and the U.S. Congress derailed […]
October 22, 2017

Air pollution blamed for half a million premature deaths in Europe in 2014

NEWS A report on air quality from the European Environment Agency in Copenhagen, Denmark, has found that air pollution prematurely killed half a million people in […]
October 20, 2017

Over Half Of New Cancer Drugs ‘Show No Benefits’ For Survival Or Wellbeing

NEWS Of 48 cancer drugs approved between 2009-2013, 57% of uses showed no benefits and some benefits were ‘clinically meaningless’, says a study published in the […]
October 20, 2017

What You Should Know Before Saying ‘Yes’ To Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs

NEWS The most widely prescribed drugs in history, the side effects from statins include memory loss, confusion, muscle problems, increased blood sugar and diabetes, liver issues […]
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