Are drug expiry dates just an industry ploy to keep you buying new bottles of medicine?
An independent review of Australian pharmacy practice has recommended that homeopathic products be kept out of pharmacies.
“Adrenal fatigue” is not a real medical condition, but some claim it is real and that medicine is ignoring it. What does the science say?
While many people believe they may be allergic to penicillin, few actually are. The consequences may be serious.
In the struggle to contain growing healthcare costs, generic drugs have the potential to save millions. What gives us confidence they are equivalent to brand-name drugs?
A new study provides more evidence that anti-inflammatory drugs like naproxen and ibuprofen cause small but real increases in the risk of heart attacks.
Anthony William calls himself a "Medical Medium". He has no medical expertise, but he provides medical advice based on claimed communication with the spirit world. What could possibly go wrong?
For decades there's been debate about whether thyroid medication is necessary for a mild form of thyroid dysfunction. A new trial helps answer that question.
Findings from a recent consultation suggest that consumers don't want health claims to be supported by evidence. Do consumers really prefer ignorance over evidence? Or is this the product of a industry campaign to derail new, science-based regulations?
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