More than 10,000 cases of cancer of the prostate, the walnut-sized gland that sits just below the bladder, are diagnosed every year in the UK. It is the second-most common cause of cancer deaths
Re soy (WDDTY vol 16 no 8), my wife and I never normally eat soy products. What does concern us is that soy milk in our tea is an integral part of our diet.
The drugs regulators, those sentinels at the gate who ensure our safety from dangerous prescription drugs, can sometimes be slow to act. It is now 18 months since we predicted the imminent withdrawal of Arava (leflunomide),
I have been trying to figure out how to fight a standard medical procedure, the examination of the genitals of children during routine physical examinations, barring any obvious medical problems. ...
Monosodium glutamate has been blamed for a huge range of non life threatening but disturbing effects, from dizziness, light headedness, mental confusion and panic attacks, to hyperactivity and beh ...
A new technique that helps detoxify drug users while they are under anaesthetic could be highly dangerous.
Livial (tibolone) is "the only HRT licensed to improve mood and libido", purrs the copyline of the ad aimed at your GP. The James Bond analogy is coupled with a very happy couple, smiling contende ...
Various do-it-yourself meters can be purchased or hired:
* EMF Professional Electric and Magnetic Field meter can be rented for £25/week (www.healthy-house.co.uk)
* Powerwatch sells or hires out meters which can monitor your electrical and microwave
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
A drug for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) which was linked to the deaths of at least five patients, within nine months of being licensed, may soon be back on the market.