While I agree that drug-nutrient interactions are complex, with much yet to be learned, I feel that Alternatives (WDDTY vol 14 no 4) did not provide a balanced view. It could even provide more ammunition to the anti-food-supplement lobby.
Medicine is always on the look out for a wonder drug that can miraculously tackle anything it's put up against. Take aspirin, for instance, a painkiller that became the cure all of the century, w ...
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DRUGS SALES RISE. And the best seller isn't even required
If I had more money than morals, the first thing I’d do is plough every last red cent of mine into a drug company. No other profession, to my mind, has such total success in inventing a dubious solution, manufacturing the market to peddle it to and...
In addition to suppressing CoQ10 and possibly causing CHF, the major side-effects of statins include muscle pain and weakness (myopathy), liver and kidney damage,
For all the scares about cancer, heart disease is still the number-one killer disease in the West. The immediate causes of death are often heart attack and stroke,
Memory loss is something we all fear as we age. After all, memory is what makes us who and what we are, as having access to the huge database in our brain is integral to our very concept of ourselves. We can’t survive independently without it...
Statins (HMG-CoA-reductase inhibitors) are known to cause a form of muscle pain and weakness, liver abnormalities and, in severe cases, rhabdomyolysis, a muscle condition that can lead to kidney failure.
My name is Mick. I am 50 years old and, for the past 10 years, I’ve been taking 20 mg of simvastatin per day to bring down my cholesterol - it was 9.5.