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One of the most common antibiotics can trigger two serious heart problems, researchers have just discovered.
The prescription drug you're taking could contain high levels of a carcinogen, or cancer-causing agent. Most drugs are manufactured in plants in China and India, where there are no safety controls, and America's drug regulator, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has recalled more than 50 drugs so far because of their health risks.
Homeopathy can help treat fibromyalgia, otitis media and the after-effects of cancer treatments, a controversial report that had been suppressed has concluded.
The world's most commonly prescribed antidepressant doesn't work. Sertraline, marketed as Zoloft, has little or no effect on depression, concludes a study that is one of the first to be carried out without the funding of a drug company.
Psychiatric problems such as depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder probably aren't all 'in your head'—but they may very well be in the environment.
We've all got it wrong about type 2 diabetes, the lifestyle disease. It's got nothing to do with blood sugar and insulin resistance—as the current view maintains—but instead it's a disease of our cells and the way they react to some fats, a new theory suggests.