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Common heartburn medications you can buy at the pharmacy increase the chances of a stroke. The drugs, known as proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, have already been found to raise the risk of a heart attack, kidney disease and dementia.
Antidepressants aren’t working for more than half the people suffering from severe and chronic depression—but a yogic breathing technique seems to be doing what the drugs can’t, a new study has discovered.
There’s a pill for every mental and psychological ill—from schizophrenia, depression, anxiety and hyperactivity. The trouble is, say two leading psychologists, they don’t work.
More than 80 per cent of doctors admit they have prescribed drugs or carried out treatments that they know are unnecessary or ineffective—including giving chemotherapy to patients with advanced cancer.