Drugs’ side-effect data reveals the torment of human guinea pigs


I’ve blogged before on the data on drugs’ side-effects held by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and how articles based on those statistics need a health warning attached to them. Why? Because there is no firm link between the drug and the side-effect and there is no data on the numbers of […]

Don’t let HPV be a foolish re-run of the MMR debacle


There was a blip of discussion last week about the prospect of bringing back National Service after its potential virtues were promoted by that great social commentator Prince Harry. When not indulging in nude Vegas romps it appears the man who keeps falling down the pecking order to the throne believes that we should have […]

20 Suicides “linked” to acne drug


A Government body called the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is a body set up to make sure that drugs and medical appliances are safe for us to take. As we all know there are several drugs that down through the ages everybody thought were safe and then it turned out that the […]