Archive for January 7th, 2014

Current Posts – 13 Jan 2014

0 by / on 7 Jan 2014, / in editorial

Are supplements a waste of […]

Companies claim drugs’ side effects are commercial secrets

1 by / on 7 Jan 2014, / in evidence based medicine

One of the comforting myths about the powerful drugs used in modern medicine is that they are prescribed on the basis of good scientific evidence. Proper randomised clinical trials, we are regularly assured, compare them with a placebo and the results can tell us which are safe and effective.
However this is an illusion. For nearly thirty years drug experts have known that there was a major flaw in this assumption, which doctors and the agencies set up to regulate drugs have chosen largely to ignore. (Read more…)

Current Posts – 07 Jan 2014

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Non-drug ways of preventing or […]

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