Common cold and flu medicines put heart patients at risk

  The American Heart Association (AHA) is urging doctors to check the medications of all patients thoroughly to ensure they aren’t inadvertently putting their lives at risk. The move comes as a growing body of research suggests that several common medicines used for the treatment of colds and flu – including ibuprofen – can create flare-ups […]

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US study offers “clearest cut example yet” of organic’s benefits

A new study by US scientists provides one of the clearest cut examples yet of the nutritional benefits of organic food over conventional, reports the New York Times. Researchers from Washington State University’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources recently analysed organic whole milk, comparing it with conventional. They found that the organic milk […]

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