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One in six courses of antibiotics fails to treat infections - and sometimes it's as bad as one out of every two - suggesting the age of the 'superbug' is getting ever closer
Broccoli may be more effective than powerful steroids in treating lung conditions such as chronic bronchitis and emphysema, researchers have concluded
Free drug samples are regularly handed out to small children as a marketing ploy - and they are even being given drugs that have been given a warning label by the regulators
Inhalers for lung problems such as emphysema and bronchitis can dramatically increase the risk of heart attack and death, a new study has found
Many elderly people with bronchitis or emphysema, known collectively as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), are likely to end up in hospital - but it's because of the drugs they're taking, not the disease