March 4, 2018

UK government health secretary admits drug errors cause ‘appalling harm and deaths’

NEWS Jeremy Hunt, the UK government health secretary, has admitted that drug errors in England cause ‘appalling harm and deaths’. COMMENT Evidence suggests that errors in […]
March 2, 2018

Study claims antidepressant drugs should be given to a million more people in UK

NEWS A new review published in The Lancet medical journal claims that at least a million more people in the UK should be put on antidepressant […]
March 2, 2018

More evidence that depression is linked to reduced levels of micronutrients

NEWS People suffering from major depressive disorder have lower levels of the amino acid arginine, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows.  COMMENT […]
March 1, 2018

Pesticides: Does the Brussels EU let industry write its own rules?

NEWS An environmental group, the Pesticide Action Network, says 90 percent of Brussels EU tests determining which pesticides are supposedly safe come from the chemical industry […]
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