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Medicine enjoys a special position in society as one of the sciences
It has been shown that body weight is a major contributory factor to high blood pressure (BMJ, 1988; 297: 319-28) and that loss of weight lowers blood pressure (New Eng J Med, 1978; 298: 1-6)
Q:Although most of your articles are interesting and informative, I have found that the subject that concerns me kidney stones has received little attention, apart from one brief paragraph on the dangers of ultrasonic treatment
Dr Ellen Grant (WDDTY vol 5 no 5) claims that natural progesterone supplementation is dangerous
Roferon-A is a neutron bomb of a drug designed to megablast the most pernicious of systemic conditions, but not necessarily to leave the patient standing
What do mothers want from midwives? Over the years, I have been privileged to listen to many mothers
Q:Are there any alternative ways to treat or prevent kidney stones from recurring? D W, New Haven, Connecticut
At age 29, I became seriously ill and was eventually diagnosed as suffering from asthma and a condition known as pulmonary eosinophilia
Other kinds of drugs can also induce hypertension, even when used to treat a different condition
The concern expressed by many parents about the safety of vaccination in the wake of the recent British country-wide mass vaccination campaign against measles and rubella has raised the perennial question: just how effective are homeopathic "nosode"