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NHS expert on how to quit antidepressants safely with almost a fifth taking them

Almost a fifth of the population is taking antidepressants, and they are invaluable to people who would struggle to cope without them. But these drugs are not usually meant to be a long-term solution – and coming off them can cause big problems. “It’s not always easy to come off ­antidepressants due to fears of… Read More »

Infectious disease expert agrees with Biden that platforms like Facebook are ‘killing people’ with Covid misinformation

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, founding director of the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases at Boston University, told CNBC, that, medically, she agrees with President Joe Biden‘s assertion that platforms like Facebook are killing people by allowing Covid-19 vaccine misinformation on their services. “I think social media is playing a big role in amplifying misinformation, which is leading… Read More »

Dementia expert says evidence behind Biogen Alzheimer’s drug ‘wasn’t sufficient’ for FDA approval

Dementia expert Dr. Jason Karlawish told CNBC he’s skeptical of the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Biogen‘s Alzheimer’s disease drug, Aduhelm, saying “the evidence to approve the drug wasn’t sufficient.” “Another study is needed to establish whether this drug, in fact, is effective. Unfortunately, the FDA approved the drug for marketing, although they also… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: Could hypnosis help treat and manage the condition? Expert weighs in

Type 2 diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to make enough insulin or to use it properly. Diet is integral for managing diabetes and preventing complications. Unfortunately, for some diabetics, eating healthy is not as easy as it sounds with some even programmed to wanting and craving foods which are highly processed… Read More »