Author: VWheelock

295. Vitamin D: Are We Getting Enough?

Rheumatoid arthritis A recent paper reports on research conducted at the University of Birmingham has discovered that maintaining sufficient vitamin D levels may help to prevent the onset of inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid...

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293. Treating Type 2 Diabetes (T2D)

I have just noticed a paper, which was designed to compare an intensive lifestyle intervention with standard care for the treatment of T2D. A secondary objective was to study the impact on the amount of medication used for,...

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292. The Vioxx Scandal

In 1999, the pharmaceutical company Merck introduced the drug Vioxx (Rofecoxib) to be used as an anti-inflammatory treatment for pain associated with osteoarthritis. It was claimed to be effective and safer than other treatments...

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