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Sodium valproate also known as valproic acid and marketed under the brand names Epilim, or Depakene or Depakote in the States is a drug used in the treatment of epilepsy and discussed as a possible treatment of autism (Ann Intern Med Feb 1, 1994)
Thank you for your report on schizophrenia (WDDTY, vol 4 no 11)
Drug companies enjoy greater secrecy under law than any other industry group
* Babies who are breast fed for more than a year do not suffer from ear infections
The pharmaceutical industry argues that it would cost too much to be more open about the potential dangers of its products
Does a doctor know more about a child's wellbeing than her mother? Can an occasional examination allow him to see things that a mother can't? Does the doctor always know best?
Even though you cannot count on the drug companies and the government to keep you informed about drugs side effects, there are many ways to get round this problem
In answer to your request for suggestions for treating the side effects of anti-malaria tablets (WDDTY vol 4 no 11), I have some homeopathic options which may help
I have treated several cases of hair loss caused by anti-malaria tablets with Natrum Muriaticum
Your Alternatives column on the treatment of HIV/AIDS (vol 4 no 11) suggests success rates that are misleading