July 15, 2021

Meta-Analysis Finds Omega-3 Fatty Acids Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes

A new systematic review and meta-analysis of 38 randomized controlled trials found that omega-3 fatty acids improved cardiovascular outcomes.
July 15, 2021

Pfizer To Ask US Regulators To Authorize Third Covid Vaccine Dose As Booster

Pfizer plans to ask US regulators to authorize a booster dose of its Covid-19 vaccine within the next month.
July 8, 2021

Painkillers ‘Raise Risk Of Harm To Babies In Womb

Pregnant women who take over-the-counter painkillers have a higher risk of their babies being harmed in the womb. Researchers tracked more than 150,000 pregnancies over three decades to look at women who took aspirin, ibuprofen, paracetamol, naproxen, and diclofenac while expecting their baby.
July 8, 2021

Study Associates Organic Food Intake In Childhood With Better Cognitive Development

A study analyzing the association between a wide variety of prenatal and childhood exposures and neuropsychological development in school-age children has found that organic food intake is associated with better scores on tests of fluid intelligence (ability to solve novel reasoning problems) and working memory (ability of the brain to retain new information while it is needed in the short term).
July 8, 2021

Higher Magnesium Levels Linked To Lower Hostility In Young American Adults

The dose-dependent association between higher magnesium levels and lower hostility in young American adults was even more pronounced among those with higher omega-3 intakes, report researchers in the journal Nutrition Research.
July 8, 2021

COVID-19 Nutrition In Indonesia: Survey Shows 9 In 10 Dietitians Recommend Vitamin C, B Complex To Patients

Nine in 10 dietitians in Indonesia have recommended supplements to hospitalized COVID-19 patients, with vitamin C and B complex the most common recommended supplements, a new survey has found.
July 8, 2021

Study Shows Potential Dangers Of Artificial Sweeteners

New research has discovered that common artificial sweeteners can cause previously healthy gut bacteria to become diseased and invade the gut wall, potentially leading to serious health issues.
July 1, 2021

A Low Omega-3 Index Is Just As Strong A Predictor Of Early Death As Smoking

A new research paper published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that a low omega-3 Index is just as powerful in predicting early death as smoking.