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NEWS Common drug for bladder problems linked to dementia

March 29th 2017 /

Doctors are routinely prescribing a drug to treat overactive bladder that can trigger dementia. The drug, Ditropan (oxybutynin), is given to around a quarter of elderly patients with the problem in the US, even though safer options are available.

NEWS High blood pressure? Get a second opinion

March 22nd 2017 /

If your doctor says you have high blood pressure (hypertension), get a second opinion: around 20 per cent of cases have been wrongly diagnosed, usually because old and faulty instruments are still being used.

NEWS Diabetes reversed in four months by changing the diet

March 20th 2017 /

Type 2 diabetes doesn't have to be a life sentence—it can be reversed in just four months by cutting back on the food we eat, researchers have discovered.

NEWS Discovery of secret papers gives new hope to parents fighting drug company

March 20th 2017 /

A secret stash of research papers has been uncovered that gives new hope to families fighting for compensation after they claimed a pregnancy test resulted in their children being born with deformed limbs.

NEWS Most specialists in the pay of Big Pharma—but the patients don't know

March 13th 2017 /

Most people visit a doctor who is getting some payment from a drug company—but have no idea of the relationship, a new study has found.

NEWS Yoga and breathing better than drugs for lifting depression

March 6th 2017 /

Yoga and deep breathing exercises twice a week can lift major depression. With antidepressant drugs failing in half of all cases, it's an effective alternative that really does work, say researchers.

NEWS Most patient groups are getting drug company funding

March 6th 2017 /

Almost every patient group—supposed to provide support and guidance for people with chronic health problems—gets funding from the drugs industry that influences its advice.

NEWS Standard osteoporosis drug is making bones weaker

March 1st 2017 /

The standard drugs for osteoporosis are making bones weaker. Bisphosphonates are routinely given to the elderly and to cancer patients to help protect bones—but new research has discovered they are increasing the risks of a fracture.

FEATURE Ending knee pain without drugs or surgery

March 2017 (Vol. 27 Issue 12) /

If you've been offered only a long list of drugs or surgery for your knee pain, pain specialist Dr Mitchell Yass has a simple alternative

FEATURE Natural born superbug killers

March 2017 (Vol. 27 Issue 12) /

Dr Harald Gaier's favourite superherb can cure all manner of conditions, including superbug infections, as he discovered when he himself got MRSA

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