Name and shame

In a list of the most shameful aspects of modern medicine, psychiatry must come at the top of the heap. This is the discipline that has given us - in the name of ‘first-do-no-harm’ hippocratic...

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QUESTION FROM READER:PARKINSONISM

Q:One of the side effects of prochlorperazine (Stemetil) is parkinsonism. Does the panel know of any instances where patients who have been prescribed Stemetil for a number of years in relatively ...

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NATURAL ANTI-DEPRESSANTS

In order to understand why depression happens, it's necessary to understand a little about how the brain works. Neurotransmitters are natural substances that transmit messages between nerve cells ...

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