September 24, 2020

Up To Half Of Americans Unwilling To Take Coronavirus Vaccine

With fears growing that checks on the safety and effectiveness of coronavirus vaccines will be rushed through, a new poll by the Pew Research Group has found that half of Americans are unwilling to take them.
September 24, 2020

World Health Organization Agrees Rules For Testing African Herbal Remedies To Fight Coronavirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) has agreed rules for the testing of African herbal remedies to fight the coronavirus.
September 18, 2020

Chinese Virologist Says Coronavirus Made In Wuhan Lab

Dr. Li-Meng Yan, a Chinese virologist, says the coronavirus was made in a Wuhan laboratory in China.
September 18, 2020

Bayer Settles Thousands More Roundup Weedkiller Lawsuits

Bayer has settled thousands more U.S. lawsuits over its Roundup weedkiller after criticism that the company was failing to uphold an $11 billion deal it announced in June to resolve the massive litigation.
September 18, 2020

Only One In 10 Medical Treatments Are Backed By High-Quality Evidence

A new analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology has found that just 9.9 percent of medical treatments are supported by high-quality evidence.
September 11, 2020

Study Finds 60 Percent Higher Rates Of Coronavirus Among People With Low Levels Of Vitamin D

A new study has found 60 percent higher rates of coronavirus infection among people with low levels of vitamin D.
September 11, 2020

Ultra-Processed Food Consumption Is Associated With Chromosomal Changes Linked To Biological Ageing

A new study has shed light on the link between the consumption of ultra-processed foods and the shortening of telomeres; sections of chromosomes that can be used as a marker of biological age.
September 3, 2020

Organic Diet Can Reduce Pesticides In The Body By 70 Percent

A new study shows that US families consume a cancer-linked chemical, glyphosate, in their food. The good news is that going organic rapidly reduces its levels.