April 20, 2024

Fear of Eating Fish May Keep Pregnant Women From Getting Enough Omega-3

Although pregnant women should avoid eating certain types of fish due to their high mercury content, they shouldn’t shun fish altogether. Women may feel that eating fish during pregnancy is risky, due to years of concerning messaging about mercury contamination in certain species. But fish—especially oily fish—may be the best dietary source of the omega-3 […]

April 19, 2024

Study: Antipsychotics in Dementia Linked to Stroke, Heart Issues, Pneumonia and More

Antipsychotics pose greater health risks than previously understood, leading to severe complications in dementia patients. In a  study published in The BMJ, researchers highlighted significant concerns regarding the use of antipsychotic medications in patients with dementia. The study found that antipsychotics, commonly prescribed to manage agitation and aggression in dementia patients, carry a high risk […]

April 19, 2024

Risk of Bird Flu Spreading to Humans Is Great Concern: World Health Organization

H5N1 avian flu has recently infected cows and goats in the United States. There’s a risk avian influenza, after spreading to several new mammal species, will begin to infect more humans, the chief scientist of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on April 18. Highly pathogenic avian influenza A, or H5N1, has recently infected cows […]

April 18, 2024

Study Finds ‘Significant Increase’ in Cancer Mortality After Mass Vaccination With 3rd COVID Dose

Numerous mechanisms may explain how mRNA COVID-19 vaccines may be linked to increased cancer deaths. Researchers observed “statistically significant increases” in mortality rates of all cancers, especially estrogen-related cancers, following mass vaccination with the third mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, according to a recent paper. The study, published on April 8 in Cureus, evaluated the impact of […]

April 18, 2024

Pesticide Linked to Reproductive Issues Found in Popular Breakfast Cereals

Chlormequat chloride use in grain crops is rising in North America, potentially reducing fertility and harming fetuses at doses below regulatory limits. In a groundbreaking study published in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology on Feb. 15, 2024, researchers revealed alarming findings regarding the prevalence of chlormequat, a pesticide associated with reproductive and […]

April 17, 2024

Melatonin Overdoses in Children Prompt New Industry Guidelines

In a bid to curb the alarming spike of young children accidentally overdosing on melatonin supplements, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has adopted new voluntary guidelines for manufacturers. This move comes just one month after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that melatonin accounted for 7 percent of all emergency room […]

April 17, 2024

Study Sheds Light on Role of Aldehydes in Premature Aging

Exposure to certain chemicals, including aldehydes, a class of organic compounds commonly found in alcohol, pollution, and smoke, can lead to premature aging, according to a new study. “We have revealed part of the cause of genetic premature aging,” Tomoo Ogi, a professor of genetics at Nagoya University, said in a press release. Aldehydes Disrupt […]

April 16, 2024

76 Percent of NHS Staff Have Experienced Mental Health Issues: Poll

The poll found that three quarters of NHS staff had experienced mental health issues in the last year, including anxiety, low mood, and exhaustion. More than three quarters of NHS staff have experienced mental health issues in the past year, according to a survey. The poll of 1,078 NHS staff commissioned by NHS Charities Together […]

April 16, 2024

Parents Fight NHS Gagging Order Over Children’s Deaths

Parents of children who died after hospitals withdrew life support are locked in a court battle with the hospitals over the right to name the doctors involved. The parents of two children who died after the NHS went to court to withdraw their treatment are locked in a Supreme Court battle with the hospitals for […]

April 15, 2024

Modified RNA in COVID Vaccines May Contribute to Cancer Development: Review

In a review published on April 5, researchers argue that modification to mRNA causes immune suppression that may contribute to cancer development. The mRNA used in the COVID-19 vaccines differs from naturally occurring mRNA, which has been modified to prevent immune degradation when injected. In a review published on April 5, researchers argue that modification—specifically, N1-methyl-pseudouridine […]