October 22, 2020

Reduced Hormone Supply In Pregnant Mothers Linked To ADHD In Their Children

Low levels of key, body-regulating chemicals in mothers during the first three months of pregnancy may interfere with the baby's brain development, a large American study shows.
October 15, 2020

Professional View Of Vitamin D Jeopardizing Elderly Care Home Residents’ Health

The professional perception of vitamin D as a medicine, rather than as a key nutrient, is constraining practice and jeopardizing the health of elderly care home residents in England, conclude researchers in the journal BMJ Nutrition Prevention & Health.
October 15, 2020

Vitamin D Deficiency Increased Risk Of Coronavirus Infection In Healthcare Workers, New Study Shows

Healthcare workers who self-isolated after developing symptoms of coronavirus infection were more likely to have a vitamin D deficiency, with workers from Black, Asian, or ethnic minority backgrounds particularly affected, a new study has found.
October 15, 2020

Bayer & BASF Fight To Keep Weedkiller On U.S. Farms

Chemical makers Bayer and BASF are pushing to keep a controversial weedkiller on the market after a federal court blocked its use in U.S. soybean and cotton fields.
October 8, 2020

Coronavirus: Europe Experiencing ‘Pandemic Fatigue’

Covid is taking an emotional toll across Europe with rising levels of apathy among some populations, the World Health Organization is warning.
October 8, 2020

United States Has The Shortest Life-Expectancy Of All Rich Nations

According to the United Nations’ Human Development Report 2019, the United States has the shortest life-expectancy of all rich nations.
October 2, 2020

Organic Food Is A ‘Human Right’, Says Leading Food Scientist

A leading food scientist argues that to stamp out pesticides from our fragile food systems is to protect those most prone to ill health.
October 2, 2020

Lower Zinc Levels Associated With Increased Risk Of Death In Coronavirus Patients

New research shows that having a lower level of zinc in the blood is associated with a poorer outcome in coronavirus patients.