Few if any things have had such a pharmaceutical roller-coaster ride than Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT).  Let’s just look at the last 15 years. In the mid- to late nineties, HRT was the flavour of the month.  Eminent writers, such … Continue reading

An article in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), reported in today’s press, has suggested that calcium supplements, which many people take in the hope of avoiding osteoporosis, may increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. The initial findings were … Continue reading

There is some activity on the contraceptive front at the moment.  The insertable progesterone-containing rod, Implanon has been renamed Nexplanon.  There is no difference in the implant itself but the introduction has been changed to make it easier to use, … Continue reading