September 17, 2021

World Health Organization More Doubtful About Vaccines Ending Pandemic

The head of the World Health Organization in Europe is pessimistic about vaccines' ability to put an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, as new variants dash hopes of reaching herd immunity.
September 17, 2021

Vitamin D Emerges As Possible Treatment For COVID-19

Promising new data from a recent study indicates that active forms of vitamin D can inhibit the replication and expansion of COVID-19.
September 17, 2021

Eating A Plant-Rich Diet Reduces Risk Of Developing COVID-19

A recent study found people with the highest quality diets were around 10 percent less likely to develop COVID-19 than those with the lowest quality diets, and 40 percent less likely to fall severely ill.
September 17, 2021

Even Low Levels Of Air Pollution Can Increase Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

Prolonged exposure to air pollution can be linked to an increased risk of stroke and coronary heart disease, even when levels are below the limits specified by the European Union and World Health Organization.
September 17, 2021

‘Positive Associations’ Found Between Vitamin D And Cognition In Elderly

A new study provides a starting point for developing RNIs (Reference Nutrient Intakes) for vitamin D and cognitive performance.
September 10, 2021

Lower Vitamin B And D Intake Linked To Muscle Loss In Older People With Type 2 Diabetes

A study in Japan has found older people with type 2 diabetes and loss of muscle mass have significantly lower vitamin B1, B12 and D intake, compared to subjects without muscle mass loss.
September 10, 2021

Antibiotics Increase The Risk Of Colon Cancer

There is a clear link between taking antibiotics and an increased risk of developing colon cancer within the next five to ten years.
September 10, 2021

Opioids Have Killed 600,000 Americans. The Sacklers Just Got Off Basically Scot-Free

A bankruptcy court gave members of the pharma family immunity from further civil suits. They don’t have to admit wrongdoing – and they may end up richer than they started.