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Aspirin-a-day does more harm than good if you're healthy

Older people are advised to take an aspirin a day as a just-in-case therapy to reduce their risk of heart disease—but the drug is doing more harm than good in...

Why there's no such thing as a safe drug

There's no such thing as a safe drug as researchers have discovered after uncovering 'hundreds' of unexpected side effects to most pharmaceuticals on the market today. The...

Doctors get cash pay-outs to prescribe drugs that aren't working

Doctors in the UK and the US are given cash pay-outs to prescribe more drugs—in the UK, doctors get up to 20 per cent of their annual income from these...

Chemical industry blocks report on cancer links

A crucial report into the dangers of formaldehyde—found in building materials such as plywood and foam insulation—has been suppressed by the chemical industry. The US's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has...

Drug companies wouldn't make a profit if they cured people,...

  Drug companies would stop being profitable if their drugs actually cured people—because they would lose their market. In fact, curing people is "an unsustainable business model," says merchant...