A third of elderly patients may be being prescribed unnecessary medication, putting them at needless risk of side-effects and costing the NHS millions, a study has shown.
A pharmaceutical company stands accused of putting profit before patients after withdrawing a drug used in the treatment of a chronic debilitating disease – ahead of relaunching it at a price predicted to be up to 20 times higher. Three of Britain’s leading neurologists have written to the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, to protest at […]
The news story this blog entry is based on reports on poor quality hip joint replacements that were implanted in patients. Those poor quality metal-on-metal hip joints are now poisoning some of the patients they were implanted in. This story is an example of how scientists and medical personnel value money more than the public […]
The story this blog entry is based on describes how Australian scientists want to stop teaching of Alternative Medicine in public universities. There is one reason and one reason only the scientists want to prevent the teaching of Alternative Medicine. Money. People who go to Alternative Medicine are not spending money on Western Medicine. If […]
Health authorities across the world were being urged Tuesday to use weight-loss surgery earlier in the treatment of people with type 2 diabetes to reduce the serious complications that can result from the disease.