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 […]
October 19, 2017

Extra Iron Reduces Later Aggressive Behavior In Low Birth-Weight Babies

NEWS Supplementing low birth-weight babies with iron may help prevent behavioral problems at school age, suggests a recent study in Pediatric Research. COMMENT An inadequate intake […]
October 18, 2017

Study Shows Vitamin D Supplements Protect Against Severe Asthma Attacks

NEWS A new study suggests asthma patients could halve their risk of suffering a severe attack simply by taking a vitamin D supplement. COMMENT While evidence […]
October 17, 2017

Blood-Thinning Drugs Associated With Increased Risk Of Complications From Blood In Urine

NEWS Use of blood-thinning drugs among older adults is associated with higher rates of complications related to the presence of blood in urine, including emergency department […]