In the heady world of the pharmaceutical industry, the most profitable industry in the world - where world sales doubled in the last five years - the pressure is always intense to develop new product.
That old Chinese proverb 'Be careful what you wish for as you might just get it' comes to mind when we hear the calls from multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferers in the UK for free access to the drug interferon beta-1b.
Kissing is a perilous business. It can lead to any number of pickles, such as marriage, families and food allergies. Yes, those clever people in white coats (doctors, not cricket umpires)
At least one doctor is less than enthusiastic about the fountain of youth hormone drug test being tested on patients over 60. Newcastle upon Tyne consultant endocrinologist Fredrick Clark is criti ...
The second National Academy of Science Institute of Medicine report on vaccines again has concluded that virtually all the vaccines given children have been proven to cause damage.
Your article entitled ‘Did steroids cause asthma?’ (WDDTY vol 14 no 6) was very interesting. Your response - that the patient’s 'asthma attack' was likely to have been an anaphylactic reaction to steroids
Several possible risks have emerged with fluconazole, marketed here by Pfizer as Diflucan, the once a day oral or injectable court of last resort anti candida drug. ...
Prednisolone is the most commonly prescribed corticosteroid, and its range of side-effects is awesome. GASP, the UK-based Group Action into Steroid Prescribing, polled its 15,000 members and found that 70 per cent of patients suffered weight gain,
New Zealand, which led the world in launching a national immunization campaign against hepatitis B, abandoned it after extensive side effects began showing up. ...
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