May 14, 2019

Bayer Ordered To Pay $2bn Damages In Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Case

NEWS A jury in California has ordered Bayer to pay more $2 billion to a couple who developed cancer after using Roundup, its glyphosate-based weedkiller. Bayer […]
May 13, 2019

Omega-3 And Air Pollution: Supplementation May Help Protect Cardiovascular Health

NEWS The intake of omega-3 fatty acids may have cardio-protective effects against air pollution, according to a randomized controlled trial conducted by researchers in China and […]
May 10, 2019

Coca-Cola Has Power To ‘Quash’ Health Research, Study Suggests

NEWS A study of over 87,000 documents obtained through Freedom of Information requests has revealed a contract mechanism that could allow Coca-Cola to ‘quash’ findings from […]
May 9, 2019

US States File Lawsuit Accusing Drugs Firms Of Inflating Costs

NEWS More than 40 US states have filed a lawsuit accusing pharmaceutical firms of conspiring to artificially inflate the cost of common medicinal drugs. COMMENT Inflating […]
May 8, 2019

UK Health Charity Promoting Opioids Took Cash From Big Pharma

NEWS A UK health charity urging doctors to “carry on” prescribing opioid drugs was set up with funding from a pharmaceutical company that manufactures them. COMMENT While […]
May 7, 2019

Bayer’s Credit Rating Under Scrutiny Following Disastrous Takeover Of Monsanto

NEWS Bayer’s credit rating is coming under scrutiny following its disastrous takeover of Monsanto. Ratings agency Moody’s is warning that cancer lawsuit legal settlements related to […]
May 6, 2019

Chemicals In Sunscreen Enter Body At Risky Levels After Just One Day Of Use

NEWS A new study has found that using sunscreen for even just a single day causes certain chemicals from it to enter the body at levels […]
May 3, 2019

Daily Folic Acid Supplement May Reduce Risk Of Gestational Diabetes

NEWS Taking a folic acid supplement daily before pregnancy may reduce the risk of gestational, or pregnancy-related, diabetes, according to a study carried out by researchers […]