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August 21, 2019
Pharmaceutical company Bayer is said to be proposing to pay as much as $8 billion to settle more than 18,000 U.S. lawsuits alleging its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer.
August 20, 2019
Vitamin D supplementation is associated with a 16 percent lower risk of death from cancer, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
August 19, 2019
Ritalin, a drug used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appears to affect the development of the brain's signal-carrying white matter in children with the disorder, according to a study published in the journal Radiology.
August 16, 2019
The so-called ‘Pernkopf Topographic Anatomy of Man’, whose findings and illustrations came from the dissected bodies of people killed by the Nazis, is still used by surgeons today.
August 15, 2019
A new study has found that women who take large doses of vitamin D during pregnancy may be ensuring their children have a lower risk of dental problems.
August 14, 2019
NEWS The use of war metaphors when referring to cancer may do more harm than good, say psychologists. COMMENT The so-called ‘War On Cancer’ is an […]
August 13, 2019
NEWS Many drugs, from painkillers, statins and the Pill to HRT and antibiotics, can deplete vitamins, minerals and other micronutrients. COMMENT A large body of scientific […]
August 12, 2019
NEWS Polypharmacy is associated with increased all-cause mortality, macrovascular complications and hospitalization in older people with type 2 diabetes, according to a Portuguese study. COMMENT There […]
August 9, 2019
NEWS Research carried out in Australia has found that areas with a higher number of fast food restaurants have more heart attacks. COMMENT Providing still further […]
August 8, 2019
NEWS Falls in vitamin D levels correlate with falls and non‐motor symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s disease, a new study finds as researchers suggest supplementation as […]
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