* Can aspirin combat Alzheimer’s?Aspirin and other NSAIDs (non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs) may prevent Alzheimer’s disease, a meta-analysis has confirmed. Researchers from the
Most of the magic bullets to treat colds and flu - from antibiotics to zinc lozenges - are shots in the dark and not as effective as tried-and-tested traditional remedies.
Medicine throws a cocktail of drugs at migraine, with questionable benefits, when many practitioners have proved that a change of diet can often cure it forever. ...
MISCARRIAGE: Aspirin increases the risk
It never rains but it pours and, this time, the deluge in the medical press covers the use of non-aspirin non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NANSAIDs, both as a treatment for coronary heart disease (CHD) and as a cause of ulcers.
In the heady world of the pharmaceutical industry, the most profitable industry in the world - where world sales doubled over the last five years - the pressure is always intense to develop new product.
Indeed, doctors are becoming increasingly worried about the damage they’re causing to patients’ lungs leading to sickness and death. “Iatrogenic respiratory disease is an important cause of patient morbidity and mortality,” warn doctors at the...
* Diet as good as drugs for reducing cholesterol
The Food and Drug Administration, the American drugs regulator, has admitted that plant sterols in oils, viscous fibres (oats and barley) and almonds can all reduce cholesterol.