WHICH HEART DRUG?: Diuretics win the day
We’ve covered the health hazards of ‘atypical’ antipsychotics, including the recent FDA warning that they increase mortality among elderly patients. But a new study has just been published that draws the same conclusion for the older, ‘conventional’...
PEANUT ALLERGY: Are skin creams to blame?
BACK PAIN Let your physio do the talking
It’s now proven that whatever good a physiotherapist can do will be done in the very first visit - and that's likely to be the simple advice to stay active.
One of HRT's big selling points its supposed ability to prevent osteoporosis, and so reduce the likelihood of fractures has been seriously undermined by recent American research. This study (see ...
Saliva is the body’s first line of defence against tooth decay. It neutralises acids in the mouth, and washes away sugars and other cavity-promoting substances. Saliva also contains minerals like calcium and phosphate that help to repair teeth...
BACK PAIN: It's women who suffer
CANNABIS: Is it a cause, or just an effect?