A FIRM MATTRESS: Can it really help a bad back?
THE NATURAL REMEDIES DON'T WORK: Question mark over a couple of trusty
The Alzheimer’s drug Reminyl (galantamine hydrobromide) could prove fatal to patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), according to Ortho-McNeil Neurologics, the company that makes the drug. The warning was issued to healthcare professionals...
Why have we never heard about the outcome of the first statin trial, the largest of them all? .. ...
SSRIs are promoted as having fewer unwanted effects than alternatives, to be more acceptable to more patients and to be safer in overdose (and thus to decrease the risk of suicide). Two independent meta-analyses,
Oncologists and cancer researchers in the UK are very angry. The object of their ire is the ‘faceless bureaucracy’ of the European Union in Brussels which, they say, is holding back research and new therapies into the disease.
New research carried out by Cook County Hospital, Chicago, has found that azithromycin, an expensive antibiotic commonly prescribed in the US and now finding its way into the UK as Zithromax, should not be given for acute bronchitis.
WHO BLOWS YOUR TRUMPET? Is it yourself, perchance?
Children may soon be targeted by prescription drugs designed specifically for them—and, for once, the move hasn’t come directly from the pharmaceutical companies.