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Harvard research reveals Coke’s fingerprints on health policy in China

A complex network of research funding, institutional ties, and personal influence allowed Coca-Cola, through connections with a nonprofit group, to exert substantial influence over obesity science and policy solutions in China, nudging government policy into alignment with the company’s corporate interests, a Harvard study has found. Professor Susan Greenhalgh’s study reveals not just efforts by… Read More »

The Growing Need for Public Health Research

The world revolves around information, and with large quantities of health research and studies available at the touch of a button, there are more uses for it now than ever. Public health research can provide both the medical communities and general population with information on the benefits of preventative care, opportunities to improve medical research,… Read More »

Research connects gene defect to muscle and heart disease and identifies potential treatment

By Ana Gajic An international collaboration co-led by St. Michael’s Hospital, the BC Children’s Hospital, the University of Montreal, and the Radboud University Medical Center in the Netherlands has identified that a rare disease gene called NPL (N-acetylneuraminate pyruvate lyase) is responsible for muscle and heart diseases. This work was published in the prestigious journal JCI… Read More »