What's Happening to Thyroid Patients Taking Eltroxin Brand Levothyroxine in New Zealand?
June 7 -- Folks in New Zealand are up in arms, because a reformulation of the drug Eltroxin (a brand name of levothyroxine manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline) appears to be causing problems in thyroid patients. Patients taking Eltroxin (which is government ...
Anti-fluoridation crankery? How quaintly 1960s! I only wish it weren’t on ScienceBlogs
let me just put it this way. If you’re going to trumpet that you have all these “medical” and “scientific” professionals allegedly on your side, it sure doesn’t help your credibility to have so many quacks in the list mixed in with the real ...
Six things that foreigners feel are overpriced in Japan
Japan is perceived as being an expensive country by many foreigners. Some things are expensive ... Movie tickets The average price of a movie ticket in the U.S. is $7.95 (about 640 yen). In Japan, you’ll have to shell out at least 1,800 yen.
R.I.P. David Servan-Schreiber
Unfortunately, like many promoters of alternative medicine testimonials, David Servan-Schreiber too has passed away: David Servan-Schreiber, a psychiatrist and best-selling author whose cancer diagnosis at the age of 31 compelled him to explore and then ...
What Happens to Your Body If You Stop Smoking Right Now? (Update!)
This post is about my quit, but mainly it’s about the many things (positive and negative) I’ve learned in the process. By April 2009, I had tried most of the nicotine replacement therapies in various attempts to quit smoking – Zyban, gum, patches ...