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We help journalists avoid reliance on sources with financial conflicts of interest

September 26, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer, or at @HealthNewsRevu. For the past 11 years, HealthNewsReview.org has helped journalists find industry-independent experts to use as sources in their stories.  It’s an effort begun by journalists Jeanne Lenzer and Shannon Brownlee (now a VP… Read More »

Green tea compound could help in the battle against super bugs

Antibiotic resistant bacteria are one of the biggest threats to global health. As researchers scramble to find solutions, a recent study concludes that a compound found in green tea might boost existing drugs. A recent study investigated epigallocatechin, which is a compound in green tea. Antibiotics have proven essential for treating bacterial infections since doctors… Read More »

Eliminating visual stimulation may help counter symptoms of spatial neglect after stroke

A recent report by Kessler researchers and clinicians described the effects of binocular occlusion in a patient with spatial neglect and severe posture impairment. The article, “Impact of eliminating visual input on sitting posture and head position in a patient with spatial neglect following cerebral hemorrhage: a case report,” was epublished by Physiotherapy Theory and… Read More »

Does Green Tea Help With Weight Loss?

According to researchers, green tea could reduce weight gain and help in fighting obesity. Obese mice that ate a high-fat diet along with the green tea compound EGCG (Epigallocatechin-3-gallate) gained weight significantly more slowly compared to a control group of mice which didn’t get the green tea supplement. 2 groups of mice were fed a… Read More »