Thursday, 07 June 2012
Track Your Alcohol - Know Your Limits
Tool on the NHS website enables you to get to grips with your alcohol intake
Wednesday, 07 September 2011
Nurofen Plus Recalled
Following reports of rogue blister strips in cartons of Nurofen Plus, manufacturer reckitt Benckiser has issued a recall of all unexpired packs as a precautionary measure.
Tuesday, 01 March 2011
Eight and a half million doses of fake and unlicensed Viagra seized
It has been revealed that fake and unlicensed Viagra worth around £13 million was seized by UK Border Agency (UKBA) officers last year.
Wednesday, 24 November 2010
Herbal Diet Pills 'plunged woman into paranoia' - Daily Mail
A woman who bought herbal diet pills from the internet noticed severe personality changes, paranoia and delusions reports the Daily Mail.
Tuesday, 09 November 2010
'Herbal Slimming Pills' May Contain Banned Substances Warns MHRA
The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulation Agency (MHRA)is monitoring warnings that some herbal slimming products may contain a drug which was withdrawn from the UK market earlier this year.
Thursday, 04 November 2010
Seasonal flu vaccine now available
Autumn is traditionally the time for flu vaccinations. This year's vaccine includes swine flu (H1N1) as part of the Health Protection Agency's strategy to combat seasonal flu.
Tuesday, 26 January 2010
Malaria Vaccine May Be Available In Three Years
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has told the BBC that a vaccine for malaria could be just three years away.
Friday, 22 January 2010
Top Obesity Drug Sibutramine Being Suspended
A leading obesity drug is being suspended from use in the UK amid fears it increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has told doctors to stop prescribing sibutramine and review its use in patients already taking it.