Common Drugs Can Affect Mental Health

October 15, 2015 by  
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Common Drugs That Can Seriously Alter Your Mood And You May Not Realise They Are The Cause  A case report submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by doctors and patients found that with the statin Lipitor (cholesterol-lowering medication), there had been 310 reports of aggression and violence and 62 reports of homicidal […]

Chinese Herbal Medicine Effective for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

October 14, 2015 by  
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Chinese herbal medicine effective for irritable bowel syndrome An encapsulated formulation of seven Chinese herbs improves a range of symptoms in constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome, an Australian study shows. The NHMRC-funded prospective trial randomised 125 patients with IBS -C to placebo or a standardised extract of seven dried and powdered Chinese herbs traditionally used for […]