Brain & Nervous System

Potentially Toxic Residue From MRI Drugs

There’s that jolt of anxiety when your doctor tells you that you need to go for an MRI scan. The next thing you know, you’re being rolled into a machine that looks and feels like a coffin, and sometimes you’re stuck inside it for almost an hour… or more. Believe it or not, this experience […]

Simple Drug-Free Headache Remedies

We all get headaches from time to time and unbelievably they are the number one reason we visit our doctors. According to Dr. Brian Callaghan of the University of Michigan, in the US, most headaches are not caused by something bad and even people with brain tumours rarely have headaches. However, the exception to the […]

Don’t Take A Gamble With This Parkinson’s Drug

Several years ago I told you about Mr. Didier Jambard, a French man who sued the pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) after taking a drug called Requip for Parkinson’s. He said it caused him to lose thousands of pounds at online gambling sites, he also attempted suicide eight times, and developed a sex addiction. More than […]

Beware the drugs that can mimic Parkinson’s

When Larry was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), his doctor decided to try a drug “off label” to treat it. There is nothing unusual to this — lots of doctors do it. The drug Larry was given for his IBS symptoms was a powerful medication, Stelazine, used to treat anxiety and depression. Again, as […]