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January 16, 2020

Drinking Green Tea May Contribute To A ‘Longer And Healthier Life’

NEWS Green tea consumption is linked to a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease as well as improvements to health and longevity, especially among consistent habitual tea […]
January 16, 2020

Scottish Project Tackles Environmental Impact Of Pharmaceutical Drugs

NEWS A new Scottish health project aims to tackle the harm caused to the environment by pharmaceutical drugs. COMMENT It has been clear for years now […]
January 16, 2020

Air Pollution Can Worsen Bone Health

NEWS A new study in India has found an association between exposure to air pollution and poor bone health. COMMENT Air pollution is now blamed for […]
January 16, 2020

Meta-Analyses Support Omega-3s Potential Brain Health Benefits

NEWS Two new meta-analyses indicate that omega-3 supplements may help protect against mild cognitive decline and improve memory in health subjects. COMMENT There is mounting scientific […]
January 16, 2020

Taking Vitamin D Alone Doesn’t Prevent Fractures

NEWS Taking calcium and vitamin D might help older adults curb the risk of a bone fracture, but vitamin D alone does not do the job, […]
December 19, 2019

Former Monsanto CEO Ordered To Testify At Roundup Cancer Trial

NEWS Former Monsanto Chairman and CEO Hugh Grant has been ordered to testify in person at a trial set for January 2020. In a case brought by a woman suffering from […]
December 19, 2019

No Deaths From Vitamins

NEWS The 2018 annual report from the American Association of Poison Control Centers shows zero deaths from any vitamin. COMMENT Over the years, the mainstream media has […]
December 19, 2019

Could Some People With Schizophrenia In Poorer Countries Simply Have A Vitamin Deficiency?

NEWS Four unsolved mysteries around schizophrenia have long plagued the medical community. However, a new hypothesis identifying a common link between them and an almost forgotten […]
December 19, 2019

Taking Fish Oil Tablets Improves ‘Night Vision’

NEWS A new study has found that fish oil supplements can significantly improve ‘night vision’. COMMENT The ability to see in low-light conditions, and the health […]
December 19, 2019

Contaminants From Prescription-Drug Factories Polluting Waterways

NEWS Typically, wastewater treatment plants are not equipped to remove pharmaceuticals. When scientists from the United States Geological Survey tested effluent from the Morgantown, West Virginia, […]
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