Michele Solis is a freelance science writer based in Seattle, Washington
A cloud of doubt over the sunshine vitaminSubscription
Negative results in trials of vitamin D supplementation have led researchers to question the best way of reaching those who are deficient.
The use of fish oils to improve cardiovascular health has been in and out of favour for decades, but positive results from a recent trial of Amarin’s Vascepa have created quite a stir — particularly as they come after a set of negative findings in 2018.
Personalised treatment for depression on the horizon: predicting response to antidepressantsSubscription
Only one-third of patients with depression benefit from the first antidepressant they try, but researchers are striving to find biological features that predict how a person will respond to particular drugs so they can tailor treatment from the beginning.
Heroin abuse: breaking the cycleSubscription
Autism: in search of new drug targetsSubscription