Widely used cholesterol lowering drugs, such as Lipitor, to say they can raise levels of blood sugar (diabetes) and could cause memory loss.
Health regulators are adding warnings to the labels of widely used cholesterol lowering drugs, such as Lipitor, to say they may raise levels of blood sugar and could cause memory loss.
Hundreds of thousands of people who take sleeping pills just twice a month are nearly four times more likely to die prematurely, according to new research.
Sleeping pills prescribed for insomnia are associated with more than a fourfold risk of death, according to the study published in the BMJ Open journal.
Dr Hamer said: “Our findings suggest that there is an association between the use of tricyclic antidepressants and an increased risk of CVD that is not explained by existing mental illness. This suggests that there may be some characteristic of tricyclics that is raising the risk.
‘She was a stable, happy, calm person but in three weeks the decline was rapid to a woman who was trembling, had panic attacks and wouldn’t make eye contact.
‘She was like a zombie.
Research has shown children given penicillin and similar medicines are more at risk from irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease
Children given antibiotics are twice as likely to develop digestive problems, research shows
Bugs and bacteria rapidly adapt to survive, only taking months to for the genetic mutations to occur. Antibiotics, although successful in wiping out most of the bacterial invaders, don’t kill absolutely all of them
Risk of miscarriage more than doubled in women who took non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, during the first 20 weeks of gestation, according to researchers who scrutinized health records from nearly 50,000
Because of continued reports of liver injury, FDA proposes that boxed warnings, the agency’s strongest warning for prescription drugs, be added to all acetaminophen prescription products.