May 11, 2022

Plant-Based Diets Reduce Risks Of Severe COVID-19

Plant-based diets support immunity, which may decrease the risk of severe COVID-19 infection, according to a new article by researchers at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and published by the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. The article explores lessons learned from the H1N1 influenza outbreak of 1918.
May 11, 2022

Sweden’s Covid Death Rate Among Lowest In Europe, Despite Avoiding Strict Lockdowns

Sweden’s death rate during the Covid pandemic is among the lowest in Europe, despite the country refusing to impose strict lockdowns, according to new figures from the World Health Organization.
May 6, 2022

More Than One In Five Australians Living With Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure

More than one in five Australians are living with uncontrolled high blood pressure and many don't even realize it.
May 6, 2022

Organic Pesticides To Provide Natural Protection For Endangered Crops

Some vitally important European crops like vines and olives are being devastated by disease. Scientists are searching for biological replacements for chemical pesticides to improve crop and human health.
May 6, 2022

Low Vitamin K Linked To Cognitive Impairment

A new study has linked low vitamin K status to cognitive impairment among subjects housed in elder care facilities.
May 6, 2022

U.S. Task Force Rejects Daily Aspirin For Heart Health In People Over 60

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has reversed course and now recommends that most people not start taking daily low-dose aspirin to prevent their first heart attack or stroke.
May 6, 2022

Study Suggests Black, Hispanic Women With Low Vitamin D More Likely To Develop Breast Cancer

A new study has found that among women who identified as Black/African American or Hispanic/Latina, those with low blood levels of vitamin D were more likely to develop breast cancer than those with adequate levels.
April 29, 2022

Higher Magnesium Intake May Improve Quality Of Life In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients might enjoy a better health-related quality of life if they consume more magnesium, according to a new study.