August 9, 2018

Air Pollution Linked To Heart Failure

NEWS A new study shows a link between levels of exposure to fine particulate matter and the heart chamber enlargement seen in the early stages of […]
August 8, 2018

Taking Multiple Pharma Drugs Can Increase Likelihood Of Depression

NEWS In a finding that is anything but surprising, a new study has shown that simultaneously taking multiple prescription drugs that have depression as a potential […]
August 1, 2018

Harmful Side Effects Of Opioid Painkillers Are Tripled In Dementia Patients

NEWS Two new studies highlight a significant increase in harmful side effects related to the use of commonly prescribed opioid painkillers in people with dementia. COMMENT […]
August 1, 2018

ADHD Diagnosis For Adults ‘Can Take Seven Years’

NEWS Some adults wait more than seven years to be diagnosed with ADHD because of huge waiting lists, a charity has said. COMMENT Attention Deficit Hyperactivity […]
August 1, 2018

Cancer Victims Kept In The Dark About Their Treatment

NEWS A survey of cancer sufferers asking about their care has revealed “concerning issues” about the information they are given. Just under half of patients reported […]
August 1, 2018

Global AIDS Epidemic Could Be Facing A Resurgence

NEWS Twenty-six years since they last met in Amsterdam, participants at the 2018 International AIDS Conference were back in the city for what was being billed […]
August 1, 2018

Use Of Statin Drugs Again Linked To Muscle Disorders

NEWS New research has found a link between statin drug use and the development of a rare disorder of the muscles known as idiopathic inflammatory myositis.  […]
July 30, 2018

Pharma Companies Ending Research Into New Antibiotics

NEWS While lethal bugs continue to develop resistance to existing antibiotics, pharmaceutical companies are ending research into new ones. Reports suggest these bacteria will kill 10 […]