Emma Dunning scrutinises her prescribing data to see whether she’s doing the right thing by depressed and anxious patients
The Aussie 6 minutes email had a good headline to an article . " These medicines are at least as good as placebo " referring to pain meds in back pain but could equally apply to anti anxiety meds , sleeping pills , anti hypertensives , !
High BMI hsa a strong association with anti depressant use and also , with the exception of paroxetine they pretty much all are associated with increased weight gain .
New Zealand volunteers have quietly gone about the business of providing free, essential surgery for people in developing nations for 40 years with the international hospital ship charity Mercy Ships.
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