January 23, 2020

Researchers Find Cases Of Vitamin C Deficiency Disease Scurvy In Canada

NEWS Researchers at McMaster University have found cases of the vitamin C deficiency disease scurvy in Canada. COMMENT Scurvy occurs as a result of a severe […]
January 23, 2020

One In Five Deaths Worldwide Due To Sepsis

NEWS A new report estimates that one in five deaths worldwide is caused by sepsis, also known as blood poisoning. This is double the previous estimate […]
January 23, 2020

Pop Singer Justin Bieber Reveals He Has Lyme Disease

NEWS Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber has revealed he has been diagnosed with Lyme disease. COMMENT In announcing he has Lyme disease Justin Bieber joins a […]
January 16, 2020

Air Pollution Can Worsen Bone Health

NEWS A new study in India has found an association between exposure to air pollution and poor bone health. COMMENT Air pollution is now blamed for […]
December 19, 2019

Former Monsanto CEO Ordered To Testify At Roundup Cancer Trial

NEWS Former Monsanto Chairman and CEO Hugh Grant has been ordered to testify in person at a trial set for January 2020. In a case brought by a woman suffering from […]
December 12, 2019

Report Says UK Supermarkets ‘Not Transparent Enough’ About Pesticide Use

NEWS Many UK supermarkets are not being transparent with shoppers about the use of potentially harmful pesticides in their global supply chains, according to a new […]
December 12, 2019

France Bans Dozens Of Glyphosate Weedkillers

NEWS France’s health and environment agency says it is banning dozens of glyphosate-based weedkillers, ruling there is insufficient data to exclude health risks. COMMENT In 2016 […]
December 12, 2019

Analysis Finds Women Not Getting Adequate Nutrition During Preconception And Pregnancy

NEWS In a new analysis of published studies on the dietary habits of women who were trying to conceive or were pregnant, most studies indicated that […]