Dr Joe Today

October 24th, 20161514 There was an interesting review published in The Lancet about the placebo rate in use of antidepressants. The review found that that the placebo response rate had...

October 3rd, 20160576 Conflicting views have again emerged about statin medications in two leading British Medical Journals. Statins are used to lower cholesterol and have been the best...

September 26th, 20160609 Much work has been done over the last few years on the dangers of sitting. Whilst claims that sitting is the new smoking are way over blown, it is true that in modern...

August 8th, 20160622 Another week, with another useless study, which gets lots of media airplay. This time though it might not fade away because the findings have been used a basis to change...

July 11th, 20160888 There are inflection points in history when things change. After this it can be hard to remember why there was a change and what were things like before. I was thinking...

May 30th, 20160781 Last week a major report released by the UK based Public Health Collaboration made the front page of British papers. It stated something, which lone voices (including...

March 14th, 20161957 There is an old adage which says never let the facts get in the way of a good story. You might think that a scientific pursuit such as medicine would be immune to this...
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