March 25, 2020

Why Don’t Viruses Make Their Original Hosts Sick?

NEWS The coronavirus that has claimed more than 4,000 lives worldwide and sickened more than 113,000 most likely originated in bats, most experts believe. From bats, the virus […]
March 25, 2020

Coronavirus: China Retailers And Suppliers Report Surge In Demand For Vitamin C Supplements

NEWS Chinese e-commerce giant JD has reported that sales of vitamin C dietary supplements on its platform were up five-fold, after the announcement of the novel […]
March 25, 2020

Revealed: Monsanto’s Secret Funding For Weedkiller Studies

NEWS Monsanto secretly funded academic studies indicating “very severe impacts” on farming and the environment if its controversial glyphosate weedkiller were banned, an investigation has found. […]
March 5, 2020

Air Pollution Reducing Global Life Expectancy By Three Years And Killing 8.8 Million People A Year

NEWS Air pollution is reducing global life expectancy by three years and killing 8.8 million people a year, a new study shows. COMMENT Studies show that […]
February 27, 2020

Most Coronavirus Infections Are Mild, Admits Chinese Study

NEWS Most people infected by the new coronavirus in China have mild symptoms, with older patients and those with underlying conditions most at risk from the […]
February 20, 2020

Young Cancer Survivors Face Higher Risk Of Severe Health Problems In Later Life Than General Population

NEWS A new study has found that cancer survivors who are diagnosed during adolescence or early adulthood are at increased risk of premature death compared to […]
February 20, 2020

Study Finds Nutrition Is A Key Factor For Psychological Health In Adults

NEWS A new study has found that risk of malnourishment is linked to psychological distress among Canadian adults. COMMENT There is no doubt that nutrition plays […]
February 13, 2020

WHO Says Coronavirus Emergency ‘Holds A Very Grave Threat’ For The World

NEWS China’s coronavirus outbreak poses a “very grave threat for the rest of the world”, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has said, in […]