April 3, 2018

Vitamin E deficiency associated with increased risk of tuberculosis

NEWS A new study has found that vitamin E deficiency is associated with an increased risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB). COMMENT World Health Organization statistics show […]
April 3, 2018

Patients not being told about doctors’ pharma conflicts of interest

NEWS Hospitals in the UK are failing to inform patients when doctors responsible for choosing their drugs have received money from pharmaceutical companies, finds a new study […]
April 2, 2018

Antioxidants and amino acids could play role in the treatment of psychosis

NEWS A scientific paper has revealed that some nutrients found in food may help reduce the symptoms of psychotic illness. COMMENT There is growing evidence that […]
March 30, 2018

As antibiotics fail, their global use skyrockets and drug resistance increases

NEWS Despite the threat of a global health crisis in antibiotic resistance, worldwide use of antibiotics in humans soared 39 percent between 2000 and 2015, fueled […]