Public Health

Obesity Has Led To A Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Epidemic In Europe

More than half of adults and one third of children in Europe are classified as overweight or obese, with the highest proportion coming from lower socio-economic groups where Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is prevalent. NAFLD is the accumulation ...

Article - News Staff - Sep 25 2019 - 5:58pm

Union Of Concerned Scientists Props Up New Group To Create Concern About 'Virtual' Pollution- Don't Be Fooled

Union of Concerned Scientists is only really in top form when a Republican is in the White House because when the GOP is in control, they can be angry outsiders, but when a Democrat is in control, a bunch of their employees leave and join the administratio ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 30 2019 - 10:18am

Statistically Delicious: Red Wine Linked To A Better Microbiome

The microbiome is the collection of microorganisms in an environment and plays an important role in human health. An imbalance of 'good' microbes compared to 'bad' is linked to adverse health outcomes. A person's gut microbiome wit ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 1 2019 - 11:27am

The War On Red Meat Is Coming To A Close

A few years ago, France's International Agency for Research on Cancer, a United Nations body with a checkered scientific and ethical history, used statistics to suggest that red meat was bad for health. It was easy. All they had to do was gather toget ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Oct 1 2019 - 12:41pm

Glaring Deficiencies In Berg Et Al. Paper Linking Pesticides To Heart Disease

Google News was awash in suggestive headlines last week following the publication of a new paper purporting to show a link between occupational pesticide exposure and increased cardiovascular disease risk. ...

Article - Geoffrey Kabat - Oct 3 2019 - 6:00am

'Safer Than Cigarettes'- Snus Gets The First Modified Risk Tobacco Product Designation Ever From FDA

Snus, a smokeless tobacco popular in Sweden, has led to a dramatic reduction in smoking-related diseases compared to the rest of Europe. But though it has been legal for sale in the U.S. since 2015, it was not legal to claim it is less harmful than cigaret ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 22 2019 - 10:41am

Chronic Kidney Disease And Hypertension: Twin Challenges For 21st Century Europe

The European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA) and World Kidney Day (WKD) organisations today call for action at EU level to support early awareness, identification and treatment of CKD and its associated diseases such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), hyperte ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Nov 4 2019 - 11:18am

Chronic Kidney Disease And Diabetes- Major Risk Factors Amongst Europe's Population

The European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA) and World Kidney Day (WKD) organisations today call for European Union (EU) support. Early awareness, identification and treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its associated diseases, including diabetes- ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Nov 4 2019 - 11:22am

Prenatal Air Pollution Exposure Makes Children Stupid

It's well known that serious air pollution can cause of all kinds of nasty health problems- headaches, nausea, allergic reactions, chronic respiratory disease, lung cancer and heart disease counted among them. But according to new statistical correlat ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 4 2019 - 6:33pm

In Developed Countries, Nutritional Supplements Are Often An Expensive Placebo; Not So In The Rest Of The World

Though activists oppose Golden Rice, essentially a vitamin-fortified food staple, on ideological and economic grounds, Vitamin A deficiency affects hundreds of thousands of kids each year, and a progressive tool that feeds people and prevents disease is we ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 13 2019 - 12:42pm