Current Posts – 14 May 2018

Ask your GP how best to avoid chronic diseases and you’ll be told drugs that lower your risk factors. But a new book reveals we have an epidemic of over-prescribing and hat a massive experiment to test this idea ended in failure yet it is virtually unknown. Reducing the number of drugs given to the elderly dramatically cut their rate of dying and hospital admission. Yet ‘unprescribing’ is a huge risk for doctors. [Read more...]

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