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The side effects of the world's most commonly-prescribed diabetes drug are so severe that around a third of patients stop taking it, a new study has discovered.
A group of scientists is looking to raise Euro550,000 through crowdfunding to investigate the potential side effects of aluminium salts in vaccines such as the DTP (diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis) and HPV jabs.
'Tis the season to be jolly, but it could be we're jollier than our predecessors—in fact, we would probably drink the average Georgian or Victorian under the table. That's because the size of our wine glasses is around seven times larger than it was 300 years ago.
All forms of hormonal contraception increase a woman's risk of breast cancer—and that's also true for the 'safer' progesterone-only pill, a major new study has found.
Drinking plenty of green tea every day—ideally two or more cups—reduces the risk of cognitive decline and dementia.
Are routine mammograms to detect breast cancer actually worth having? When you weigh up the low number of lives they're saving, and the high number of false cases they're detecting, it's all very marginal, a new study has concluded.
Some of the world's most common drugs for high blood pressure (hypertension) 'significantly' increase the risk of skin cancer, new research has discovered.