March 7, 2018

The Importance of Micronutrients During Pregnancy – Part 1

Pregnancy is one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life and every expectant mother wishes for a healthy baby. Yet the progress and outcome […]
March 7, 2018

Researchers find low magnesium levels make vitamin D ineffective

NEWS A review published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association found that vitamin D can’t be metabolized without sufficient levels of magnesium. COMMENT The finding of […]
March 6, 2018

Poor vitamin D status linked to increased risk of anemia

NEWS Researchers in Iran found that children with low vitamin D status had up to three times increased risk of anemia compared to children with sufficient […]
March 5, 2018

Ten Greek politicians allegedly linked to drug company bribery scandal

NEWS In Greece, the Supreme Court’s Public Prosecution Office is to submit a case file to the Greek Parliament concerning an ongoing probe into charges that […]
March 4, 2018

UK government health secretary admits drug errors cause ‘appalling harm and deaths’

NEWS Jeremy Hunt, the UK government health secretary, has admitted that drug errors in England cause ‘appalling harm and deaths’. COMMENT Evidence suggests that errors in […]
March 2, 2018

Study claims antidepressant drugs should be given to a million more people in UK

NEWS A new review published in The Lancet medical journal claims that at least a million more people in the UK should be put on antidepressant […]
March 2, 2018

More evidence that depression is linked to reduced levels of micronutrients

NEWS People suffering from major depressive disorder have lower levels of the amino acid arginine, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows.  COMMENT […]
March 1, 2018

Pesticides: Does the Brussels EU let industry write its own rules?

NEWS An environmental group, the Pesticide Action Network, says 90 percent of Brussels EU tests determining which pesticides are supposedly safe come from the chemical industry […]