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Use Or Abuse? Corticosteroids For Pain Relief

You may have heard of injured athletes who are made to ‘play through the pain barrier’ with the help of ‘injections’, these are actually corticosteroids – the gold standard of anti-inflammatory medicine. While this is somewhat of a common practice...

Vaccines, Autism, and Scientific Fraud

We live in a world where a wealth of knowledge is readily available to many. Access to this is usually just a quick click away, but – almost ironically – this convenience means we are also more likely to be...

The Money-Spinning Billion-Dollar Counterfeit Drug Industry

In any money-spinning industry, there are bound to be impersonators and fakes. When the Romans first discovered Greek statues, it didn’t take long for imitations to flood the market. Similarly the pharmaceutical industry is a target for fraudsters hoping for...