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British Medical Journal Articles

Antidepressants Are Overprescribed, Says Doctor
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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 …

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 …

Suicide Promotion Sites More Common Than Prevention Sites
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Internet users who go online to find out information about suicide are more likely to find sites that promote the act than sites offering support, a study says.

Researchers used four search engines to find suicide related sites, according to a study in the British Medical Journal. The three sites that appeared most frequently in the search results all promoted suicide.