September 5, 2018

U.S. FDA Investigates Cancer Risk Of Heart Drugs

NEWS The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is conducting an investigation into an entire class of heart drugs over concerns they may cause cancer. […]
August 30, 2018

Study Portrays Dangerous Weight-Loss Drug As Safe And Effective

NEWS A new study claims the appetite-suppressing drug Lorcaserin is safe and effective when used by overweight adults. COMMENT Read down below the headlines for this […]
August 24, 2018

Antidepressants Are Risky And Ineffective – So Why Are We Giving Them To Children?

NEWS History may judge us for giving drugs to depressed young people when there are much safer treatments available. COMMENT Illustrating the scale of this problem, over 70 […]
August 23, 2018

Daily Prescription Drugs Drain Your Body Of Vital Vitamins

NEWS Prescription medication can deprive you of vital vitamins and minerals, leading to symptoms such as fatigue, hair loss, depression, loss of sex drive, and muscle […]
August 17, 2018

Desperate Measures: Researchers Suggest Dropping ‘Cancer’ Label To ‘Protect’ Patients

NEWS Australian researchers are calling for a radical overhaul of cancer diagnoses. They say dropping the “cancer” label from low-risk conditions could protect many patients from […]
August 10, 2018

Scientists Discover How Thalidomide Produced Birth Defects

NEWS More than 60 years after the drug thalidomide caused birth defects in thousands of children whose mothers took it while pregnant, scientists have discovered how […]
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 […]
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