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Study: 1 in 3 FDA Approved Drugs Have Safety Issues

A team of Yale researchers analyzed data on new drugs approved between 2001 and 2010, with follow up through 2017 and found 32 percent of all new drugs were flagged for a safety issue after approval.

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Overuse: Doctors Prescribing Antibiotics For The Common Cold

Canadian researchers who aim to prevent harm caused by antitbiotic overuse to protect public health found that nearly half of the Canadian seniors who go to a family doctor leave with a prescription for an unnecessary antibiotic, reported CBC News.

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Study: Common Painkillers May Increase Risk of Heart Attack by 100%

Risk of myocardial infarction is greatest during first month of taking NSAIDs such as ibuprofen if dose is high, say researchers.

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Babies Given Anti-Reflux Drugs More Likely To Suffer Bone Fractures Later in Life

A study by US medical experts of 900,000 babies found that those given prescribed reflux treatments, the process of bringing up milk after feeding, were more likely to suffer broken bones.

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Cancer Drugs Fund Found to be Expensive and Ineffective, Massive Health Error

Cancer treatments approved for were not worth the money, failed to benefit patients or extend their life and often had adverse side-effects a new study finds.

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Celebrity Kim Kardashian Promotes ‘Dangerous’ Morning Sickness Drug AGAIN

In August 2015, the FDA released a statement slamming Kim for promoting Diclegis to her millions of Instagram followers, without explaining the risks. Recently, she AGAIN promoted the drug even though some experts recently advised it was ineffective and actually was taken off the market previously. The expert, Dr. Persaud said, “women prescribed this drug should […]

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Bowel Cancer Linked to Heavy Antibiotic Use

Heavy antibiotic use may significantly increase the odds of developing bowel cancer, a recent study revealed. The disease is currently the 3rd most common type of cancer in the U.S.

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