August 9, 2019

Fast Food Availability Linked With More Heart Attacks

NEWS Research carried out in Australia has found that areas with a higher number of fast food restaurants have more heart attacks. COMMENT Providing still further […]
August 6, 2019

Patients And Carers In Kenya Call On Government To Declare Cancer A ‘National Disaster’

Patients and carers in Kenya are calling on the country’s government to declare cancer a ‘national disaster’.
August 1, 2019

Study Finds UK’s Intake Of Key Vitamins And Minerals Has Plummeted Over Last 20 Years

A new study has found that the UK’s intake of key vitamins and minerals has plummeted over the last 20 years.
July 25, 2019

Austria Becomes First European Country To Ban Glyphosate Weedkiller

Austria has become the first European country to implement a total ban on glyphosate, the toxic weedkiller chemical suspected to cause cancer in people exposed to it.
July 23, 2019

Common Household Chemical Increases Risk Of Osteoporosis

Research conducted in China has found that exposure to triclosan, a commonly used chemical found in antibacterial products such as soaps, hand sanitizer, toothpaste and mouthwash, increases the risk of osteoporosis.
July 19, 2019

Federal Court Rules That Florida Can Set Limits On Who Is Allowed To Give Dietary Advice

Florida can set limits on who is allowed to give dietary advice, a United States federal court has ruled.
July 18, 2019

United Nations Admits Progress In Solving Malnutrition ‘Too Slow’

A United Nations report says progress made on eradicating malnutrition is too slow to achieve the 2025 and 2030 global nutrition targets, and that Africa and Asia continue to bear the brunt of food insecurity.
July 17, 2019

DR Congo Ebola Outbreak Declared Global Health Emergency

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern".