September 12, 2018

Prominent Cancer Researcher Fails To Disclose Multimillion Dollar Financial Ties To Pharma

NEWS A prominent breast cancer doctor failed to disclose millions of dollars in payments from drug and health care companies in recent years, omitting his financial […]
September 12, 2018

Common Painkiller Linked To Increased Risk Of Major Heart Problems

NEWS A study published in the British Medical Journal has found that the commonly used painkiller diclofenac, a so-called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), is associated with […]
September 12, 2018

National Health Service In England To Offer Leukemia Treatment Costing $361,750 Per Patient

NEWS Health authorities in England have agreed to make a leukemia treatment with a colossal price tag of $361,750 per patient available for children. COMMENT Predictably […]
September 12, 2018

New Research Further Lowers Credibility Of Statins

NEWS New research from Spain has further lowered the credibility of statins, finding they are not effective at reducing heart disease and strokes in old or […]
September 12, 2018

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September 5, 2018

UK Doctors Told To Use Plain English Instead Of Medical Jargon

NEWS Doctors in the UK are being told to make their letters easier for patients to understand. The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges says correspondence often […]
September 5, 2018

Millions At Risk Of Nutritional Deficiencies Due To Rising CO2 Levels

NEWS Higher levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere are contributing to nutritionally inferior crops and may result in increasing numbers of people being at […]
September 5, 2018

Class-Action Lawsuit Takes Aim At Big Pharma Over Babies Exposed To Opioids

NEWS A Philadelphia law firm has filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against a number of opioid manufacturers, alleging they are responsible for the medical needs of […]
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