We’re always told that drug prescribing is all about a careful balance between risk and benefit. People suffering from severe depression do need help, and occasionally a prescribed antidepressant can be helpful. But new research reveals that doctors...
SUFFER THE CHILDREN: Drugs that kill and harm the very young
Hypertension (high blood pressure) is not a ‘disease’ per se; it is believed to be a significant risk factor in other diseases, including heart attack, heart failure, stroke and kidney disease.
THE DRUGS DON'T WORK: And for once it's not us saying it, it's Glaxo
The Health Freedom Movement march is over (thank so many of you for attending), but the fight has just begun.
YOUR FRIENDLY DRUG DEALER: Yes, it’s the family GP
BRIBERY: Glaxo faces serious charges in Italy
DON'T GROW OLD: Or don't take the drugs
Women who are very young or pregnant are two population groups who should almost never be prescribed general pharmaceuticals. This is because trials have never been carried out on the biochemical effects of drugs on a small and developing body or on...
The recent attack by UK health authorities on vitamin and mineral supplements was astonishing largely because of the flimsiness of the evidence of so-called dangers.