October 10, 2019

US Coastal Dwellers Low In Omega-3s Despite Affluence & Access To Fish, Survey Finds

Even Americans living in an affluent coastal town with good access to fresh seafood are deficient in omega-3 fatty acids, a new survey has found.
September 30, 2019

New Consumer Survey Finds Dietary Supplement Use In United States More Popular Than Ever

A new consumer survey in the United States has found that more than three-quarters of Americans now use dietary supplements.
September 26, 2019

Pesticide Exposure May Increase Heart Disease And Stroke Risk

On-the-job exposure to high levels of pesticides raised the risk of heart disease and stroke in a generally healthy group of Japanese American men in Hawaii, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
September 24, 2019

Medical Education Does Not Equip Students To Provide High Quality Nutritional Care To Patients

Worldwide, nutrition is insufficiently incorporated into medical education, meaning that medical students lack the confidence, skills and knowledge to provide nutritional care to patients, according to a systematic review of 24 studies published in The Lancet Planetary Health journal.
September 20, 2019

Study Finds Babies Are Exposed To Air Pollution While Still In The Womb

Researchers say babies are exposed directly to air pollution while still in the womb, after finding particles of soot buried deep in the placenta.
September 17, 2019

Germany To Ban Glyphosate From End Of 2023

The German government has agreed to ban use of the weedkiller glyphosate from the end of 2023.
September 11, 2019

France To Propose Pesticide-Free Buffer Zones In Residential Areas

The French government is preparing to legislate for a 5-meter or 10-meter pesticide-free buffer zone around housing areas.
September 9, 2019

9/11 World Trade Center Exposure Linked To Heart Disease Among New York City Firefighters

A new study of New York City firefighters has found that exposure to 9/11 World Trade Center dust is associated with a significantly increased long-term risk of cardiovascular disease.