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February 2018 (Vol. 28 Issue 11)

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Mild memory loss? Start taking curcumin (or eating plenty of Indian curries) image

NEWSMild memory loss? Start taking curcumin (or eating plenty of Indian curries)

February 1st 2018

If you're starting to forget where you left your keys, start eating Indian curries. And if that's no...

Homeopathy is reversing vitiligo image

NEWSHomeopathy is reversing vitiligo

January 26th 2018

It's been called everything from unscientific, quackery to nonsense on stilts—but a new study has ...

High doses of vitamin D are reducing artery hardness in just four months image

NEWSHigh doses of vitamin D are reducing artery hardness in just four months

January 8th 2018

Hardening of the arteries—one of the signs of heart disease—can be improved in just four months ...

Serious side effects force a third of diabetics to quit common drug image

NEWSSerious side effects force a third of diabetics to quit common drug

December 28th 2017 in Diabetes, Diseases

The side effects of the world's most commonly-prescribed diabetes drug are so severe that around a t...

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NEWSCommon blood pressure drugs raise skin cancer risk seven-fold

December 8th 2017 in Drugs

Some of the world's most common drugs for high blood pressure (hypertension) 'significantly' increase the risk of skin cancer, new r...

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NEWSBenzos increase death risk by 40 per cent in patients

November 24th 2017 in Drugs

Benziodiazepines—or benzos—are routinely given to elderly patients to keep them sedated, but the...

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NEWSHalf of over-65s taking five or more prescription drugs a day

November 17th 2017 in Drugs

Half the population of over-65s is taking at least five different prescription drugs every day, and some are taking as many as 23, a new study has discovered.

Indigestion pills increase stomach cancer risk by up to 800% image

NEWSIndigestion pills increase stomach cancer risk by up to 800%

November 3rd 2017 in Drugs

People who keep popping pills to help ease their indigestion are increasing their chances of develop...

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NEWSBig Pharma takes tighter control of world's leading 'independent' health websites

October 26th 2017 in Diabetes, Drugs

Many of the world's major medical websites are now owned directly—or indirectly—by the pharmaceu...

Electroshock treatment still routinely used in secret in psychiatric units image

NEWSElectroshock treatment still routinely used in secret in psychiatric units

October 25th 2017

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is still being routinely given to patients in secret in England's ps...

Features

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FEATUREDrugs to avoid for the over 65s

September 2015 (Vol. 26 Issue 6) in Drugs, Respiratory

Older people are now taking an average of 30 prescription drugs-and the reactions to them are the exact same as we've assumed are the result of growing old

Doctors sent new alert about 'killer' contraceptive pills image

FEATUREDoctors sent new alert about 'killer' contraceptive pills

February 2014 (Vol. 24 Issue 11) in Drugs

Doctors have been reminded yet again thatthe most commonly-prescribed birth control pills increase t...

New-generation diabetes drugs are killers image

FEATURENew-generation diabetes drugs are killers

July 2012 (Vol. 23 Issue 4) in Diabetes, Drugs

A new generation of diabetes drugs dramatically increase the risk of death - and are 50 per cent more likely to kill than an old ...

70 per cent of antidepressant users aren't even depressed image

FEATURE70 per cent of antidepressant users aren't even depressed

October 2011 (Vol. 22 Issue 7) in Drugs

And the doctors prescribing these drugs have had no training in psychiatric disorders, a shocking new study has revealed

World's most commonly used drugs cause kidney cancer image

FEATUREWorld's most commonly used drugs cause kidney cancer

October 2011 (Vol. 22 Issue 7) in Drugs

The drugs-also known as NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)-increase the risk of kidney cance...

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FEATUREParkinson's patients still given drugs that make them worse

September 2011 (Vol. 22 Issue 6) in Drugs

Doctors are still handing out drugs to some of their Parkinson's disease (PD) patients that worsen the condition and may even kill them

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FEATUREAntidepressants double the risk of another bout of depression

September 2011 (Vol. 22 Issue 6) in Drugs

People who take an antidepressant are far more likely to suffer a recurring bout of depression than ...

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FEATURESymptoms of ageing are caused by drugs, new research finds

September 2011 (Vol. 22 Issue 6) in Drugs

Many of the problems associated with growing old-including falls, unsteadiness and an increased risk...

Symptoms of ageing are caused by drugs, new research finds image

FEATURESymptoms of ageing are caused by drugs, new research finds

September 2011 (Vol. 22 Issue 6) in Drugs

Many of the problems associated with growing old-including falls, unsteadiness and an increased risk...

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FEATURECodeine

April 2009 (Vol. 20 Issue 1) in Drugs, Special Reports

Many thousands of people are addicted to so-called 'safe' over-the-counter drugs such as simple painkillers

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