WDDTY vol 14 no 4 arrived a few days ago and, wonderful surprise, some great help about glaucoma drops! I have been taking for two years a prescription eyedrop called Lumigan (bimatoprost 0.03 per cent), and the pressure has stayed down
The ordinary whole-cell pertussis vaccine is acknowledged to be the deadliest of all the vaccines. The US National Vaccine Compensation Program (which has paid out over $1 billion to vaccine-damaged children)
Second-line treatments to treat rheumatoid arthritis are being pushed to the front at greater risk to the patient. ...
Q I am worried about the dangers of plastics. I’ve heard that cling film may be carcinogenic, and my daughter has been given a plastic dental brace to wear at night;
Each type of antiepileptic drug brings with it the risk of different types of seizures.
Re the Case Study in WDDTY vol 12 no 11, I too have had problems with simvastatin. I am 40 years old and have familial high cholesterol.
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.
Individuals taking SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) antidepressants may be at increased risk of gastrointestinal bleeding, according to new data (BMJ, 1999; 319: 1106-9).
In 1999, the US Institute of Medicine’s Immunization Safety Review Committee released a report examining the effect of the mercury preservative thimerosal, commonly contained in certain vaccines, notably, the triple DPT jab and DT booster in the UK...
Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs, the treatment of choice for all forms of arthritis, may cause more problems than they solve. ... ...