September 7, 2023

German Judge Sentenced For Striking Down Rules That Children Must Wear COVID Masks in Schools

A judge in Germany has been handed a two-year suspended prison sentence, accused of 'perverting the law' after ordering schools not to enforce lockdown regulations during the pandemic.
September 7, 2023

YouTube Expands Its Medical “Misinformation” Policies

YouTube has expanded its Covid misinformation policy to cover what it calls all forms of medical misinformation. It has also declared a plan to delist videos promoting “cancer treatments proven to be harmful or ineffective,” effectively disallowing content creators from encouraging natural cures.
August 31, 2023

Ultra-Processed Food Raises Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke

Ultra-processed food significantly raises the risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, heart attacks and strokes, according to two studies that one expert says should serve as a wake-up call for governments worldwide.
August 31, 2023

GM Crops Grown On Over Half Of Cropland In United States

About 55 percent of the total harvested cropland in the United States was grown with varieties having at least one genetically modified trait in 2020, according to a recent US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service report.
August 31, 2023

Bayer Investor Calls For Company To Be Broken Up

Bayer needs to make major changes, including "de-merging" two of its three business arms, investor Artisan Partners has told Reuters, adding to a chorus of demand for change from other investors.
August 31, 2023

Preterm Babies Given Certain Fatty Acids Found To Have Better Vision

Preterm babies given a supplement with a combination of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids have better visual function by the age of two and a half. This has been shown by a study at the University of Gothenburg.
August 31, 2023

Study Suggests ‘Long COVID’ May Affect Millions More People Than Previously Thought

Early in the pandemic, millions of Americans who showed long COVID-like symptoms weren’t diagnosed due to testing constraints. A recent study found that 41 percent of these individuals had an immune response consistent with SARS-CoV-2 exposure, suggesting they might have had COVID-19.
August 25, 2023

World Health Organization’s First Traditional Medicine Summit Splits Opinions

The World Health Organization says the world-first summit will take an evidence-based approach, but some are skeptical that much progress will be made.