Billy Flynn would have been devastated. For once, the ol’ razzle-dazzle just didn’t work. GlaxoSmithKline, the UK’s largest drug conglomerate, which has grown fatter and fatter acquiring pharmaceutical small fry
Lustral (sertraline), or Zoloft, as it’s sold in the US, is back in the news, but for all the wrong reasons. It is among the ‘gang of eight’ antidepressants named by the Food and Drug Administration,
Ever heard of ototoxicity? It’s the hearing loss caused by platinum-based chemotherapy drugs, and it appears to occur more frequently - and is more severe - than reported.
SUFFER THE CHILDREN: Drugs that kill and harm the very young
THE NATURAL REMEDIES DON'T WORK: Question mark over a couple of trusty
Goldenseal, which was suggested last week to fight the infection causing impetigo, cannot be used long term and is effectiveness is reduced after 2 weeks, replied a reader. Impetigo is a systemic staph infection, so cleansing the lymphatic system by...
Parents have suspected it for the longest time. Now scientists have confirmed it. Watching television can stop children from getting a good night's sleep. Researchers from the University of Florence have found that television viewing can reduce...
Acute otitis media is a painful and nasty disease of the middle ear in children, which doctors usually treat with courses of antibiotics. Unfortunately, this often offers only a short-lived reprieve, if any, and the child may sometimes have to...
* Larium under investigation
The US army has launched a study into the side-effects of antimalarial drug mofloquine (Lariam) following allegations that the drug might be linked to suicides
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