November 30, 2022

Vitamin B12 Deficiency: A Common Health Problem That Can Have Serious Consequences

Vitamin B12 deficiency is a common health problem that affects an estimated 6 to 20 percent of the U.S. population – but doctors often overlook it.
November 30, 2022

High Rates Of Iron Deficiency In Women During Late-Stage Pregnancy

Pregnant women may need to take more supplemental iron than current guidelines recommend, after University of British Columbia researchers found high rates of iron deficiency in a recent study.
November 25, 2022

Radiotherapy ‘Does Not Improve Breast Cancer Survival After 30 Years’, Study Shows

One of the longest-ever follow-up studies of breast cancer patients has found radiotherapy does not appear to improve survival after 30 years.
November 25, 2022

At Least Two Pesticides In Half Of Bread Sold In UK

Half of bread sold in the UK contains at least two different pesticides, government data has revealed.
November 25, 2022

Europe Faces ‘Cancer Epidemic’ After Estimated 1 Million Cases Missed During Covid

Experts have warned that Europe faces a “cancer epidemic” unless urgent action is taken to boost treatment and research, after an estimated 1 million diagnoses were missed during the pandemic.
November 17, 2022

Two Studies Link Serum Vitamin D Levels To Higher Risk Of Diabetes In African Americans

Two new studies have shown that serum vitamin D levels in African Americans are associated with diabetes risk.
November 17, 2022

Low Levels Of Air Pollution Deadlier Than Previously Thought

The World Health Organization's most recent estimates (2016) suggested that over 4.2 million people die prematurely each year due to long-term exposure to fine particulate outdoor air pollution (tiny particles often referred to as PM2.5). A new study now suggests that the annual global death toll from outdoor PM2.5 may be significantly higher than previously thought.
November 17, 2022

Ultra-processed Foods Linked To Premature Death

Consumption of ultra-processed foods containing little or no whole foods in their ingredients contributed to 57,000 premature deaths in Brazil in 2019, researchers report.