September 18, 2019

New Study Finds Vitamin D May Reduce Risk Of Pre-Eclampsia And Other Pregnancy Complications

A new study has found that vitamin D may reduce the risk of women developing pre-eclampsia and other complications in pregnancy.
September 17, 2019

Germany To Ban Glyphosate From End Of 2023

The German government has agreed to ban use of the weedkiller glyphosate from the end of 2023.
September 16, 2019

Dietary Supplement May Help With Schizophrenia

An editorial published in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests that sarcosine, an amino acid derivative, may help with schizophrenia.
September 13, 2019

Women Taking Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) In Pregnancy Risk Children Having Behavior Problems

Women who take paracetamol (acetaminophen) while pregnant risk having children with behavior problems, a study suggests.
September 12, 2019

Multibillion-Dollar Opioid Drug Maker Purdue Pharma Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Multibillion-dollar opioid drug maker Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy protection. The company is facing more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging it helped fuel the deadly opioid epidemic in the United States.
September 11, 2019

France To Propose Pesticide-Free Buffer Zones In Residential Areas

The French government is preparing to legislate for a 5-meter or 10-meter pesticide-free buffer zone around housing areas.
September 10, 2019

Study Describes Omega-3 As The ‘Gold Standard’ In Mental Health Nutrients

The world's largest review of research into nutrient supplementation in people with mental disorders has found omega-3 fatty acids are the most effective supplement for improving mental health.
September 9, 2019

9/11 World Trade Center Exposure Linked To Heart Disease Among New York City Firefighters

A new study of New York City firefighters has found that exposure to 9/11 World Trade Center dust is associated with a significantly increased long-term risk of cardiovascular disease.