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Science May 28, 2016
The ‘replication crisis’ across science
Researchers are finding they are unable to reproduce studies long taken for granted in their disciplines.
Health July 04, 2015
US FDA set to approve flibanserin, the ‘female Viagra’
With a ‘female Viagra’ now on the cusp of approval, is there any proof the disorder it’s targeting exists?
Health October 03, 2015
Over-medicalisation: doing more harm than good
Is a growing tendency to overprescribe tests and treatments turning the elderly into ‘professional patients’?
Health June 20, 2015
Disease definitions linked to pharmaceutical companies
Connections between drug companies and panels that define diseases raise questions about who is considered ill and how drug markets are expanded.
Health May 02, 2015
Public scrutiny of Big Pharma, doctor relationships
A new online database will reveal the perks doctors receive from drug companies.
Life March 21, 2015
Choosing Wisely to address doctor’s overorders
Doctors are volunteering a list of overprescribed tests and treatments, at a cost to our healthcare system and potentially our health.