All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘British Medical Journal’

Dr Oz Slammed As Wrong Half the Time by New Study

Dr. Oz was already dealing with a recent appearance before Congress that put a dent in his believability. Now another study has come out that says the famous TV doctor is wrong at least half the time. The British Medical Journal study outlined 40 episodes from last year that included 479 separate medical recommendations. But they found that medical research …

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Antidepressants Are Overprescribed, Says Doctor

A doctor writing for the British Medial Journal (BMJ) has stated that antidepressants are overprescribed. His views are part of a debate on the BMJ website over treatment with antidepressants. Dr. Des Spence, a general practitioner from Glasgow, said that “”we use antidepressants too easily, for too long, and that they are effective for few people (if at all).” Though …

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Hormone Therapy Reduces Heart Risks, Study Finds

A new study has found that women who take hormone replacement therapy for 10 years following menopause have “significantly” reduced risk of heart failure, heart attack, and dying. In addition, those same women are not at any increased risk of cancer, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or stroke. These findings come just weeks after a different study published in the journal …

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