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June 22, 2022

47 Percent Of New Drugs In The United States Come With Price Tag Of $150,000 Or More

Research published in the medical journal JAMA estimates that close to half of all new brand-name prescription drugs launched in the United States in 2020 and 2021 came with an original price tag of at least $150,000 a year, a finding that sparked fresh calls for Congress to rein in the pharmaceutical industry’s virtually unchecked power to drive up costs.
June 17, 2022

Doctors Increase Drug Side-Effect Risks With A Pill For Every Ill

Doctors must stop doling out “a pill for every ill” as it leaves millions of patients hooked on drugs they do not need, England’s most senior doctor has said.
June 16, 2022

COVID Origins Unclear But Lab Leak Theory Needs Study, Says WHO

Over two years after the coronavirus was first detected in China, and after at least 6.3 million deaths have been counted worldwide from the pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending in its strongest terms yet that a deeper probe is required into whether a lab accident may be to blame.
June 16, 2022

Vitamin D3 Supplementation In The Over-70s Reduces Mortality Risk And Presents Significant Cost-Savings

Vitamin D3 supplementation is a cost-effective way of reducing deficiency in later life and particularly among the most ‘at-risk’ 70-plus age group, according to Irish researchers.
June 16, 2022

Study Confirms Benefit Of Supplements For Slowing Age-Related Macular Degeneration

A new study has confirmed the benefit of supplements for slowing age-related macular degeneration.
June 16, 2022

Norway Wants To Track Citizens Food Purchases

Norway is heading towards a complete control society where the state wants to know everything you do.
June 16, 2022

Study Shows People With High Omega-3 DHA Level Have 49 Percent Lower Risk Of Alzheimer’s

New research published in the journal Nutrients shows that people with a higher blood DHA level are 49 percent less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.
June 15, 2022

Genetic Study Shows Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs May Increase Risk Of Cataracts

A new study shows that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may increase the risk of cataracts.
June 15, 2022

Multi-Component Supplement May Help Post-COVID Fatigue Recovery

A combination of amino acids, B vitamins, and other bioactives may improve muscle and physical performance measures for people with persistent fatigue post-COVID infection, says a new study from Italy.
June 14, 2022

Vitamin D Deficiency Directly Linked To Dementia

New research shows a direct link between dementia and a lack of vitamin D.