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Press coverage March 2009 - April 2010

April 2010

Silver dressings – do they work? DTB 2010; 48: 38-42

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Daily Mail NHS 'wastes £25m on silver dressings that don't beat bugs'
Telegraph.co.uk NHS wastes millions on silver wound dressings 'that kill infections'
ABC Online Researchers question use of silver dressings
Press Association Doubts over silver wound dressings
Topnews.us Despite Doubts, Silver Wound Dressings Cost NHS Million of Pounds Annually, Experts Reveal
Nursing in Practice Silver dressing spend questioned
The medical News Use of silver dressing in burn cases questioned
On Medica Shelve costly silver wound dressings, NHS told
Med India Silver Wound Dressings may Not be That Effective
CBC News Silver dressings for wounds questioned

March 2010

Herbal medicines for menopausal symptoms DTB 2009; 47: 2-6

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Ottawa Citizen Menopause symptoms don't respond to herbal remedy

February 2010

Testosterone patches for female sexual dysfunction DTB 2009; 47: 30-34

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The Vancouver Sun Intrinsa sex drive patch may not work: Review

December 2009

Aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease? DTB 2009; 47: 122-125

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The New Zealand Herald Take with a pinch of salt

November 2009

Aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease? DTB 2009; 47: 122-125

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BBC News Aspirin 'only for heart Patients'
ABC News Daily aspirin may do more harm than good for some
Daily Mail Why daily aspirin could be a danger: Stop giving it as routine protector, doctors told
Guardian .co.uk Aspirin 'heart care' dose warning
Telegraph.co.uk Healthy people 'should not take aspirin to prevent heart attack'
Daily Times Aspirin 'only for heart patients'
24 Medica Aspirin 'only for heart patients'
Endocrinology Update Aspirin not justified in primary prevention
Scotsman.com Is routine aspirin use not advised?
Metro.co.uk Aspirin 'heart care' dose warning
The Times of India Aspirin only for people with heart problems
RTE News GPs caution against daily aspirin use
Belfast Telegraph The A-Z of conflicting health advice
Grand Forks Herald Use of low-dose aspirin to protect against cardiovascular disease should be abandoned

Herbal medicines for menopausal symptoms DTB 2009; 47: 2-6

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Telegraph.co.uk Just how safe are herbal medicines?

September 2009

Probiotics for gastrointestinal disorders DTB 2004; 42: 85-88

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eNews Park Forest Europe puts health claims to the test

August 2009

How to misinform patients DTB 2009; 47: 85

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Pharmacy Europe Drug companies could advertise

Uncommon Knowledge DTB 2009; 47: 121

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Fierce Pharma Analyst: Word is Niaspan beat Vytorin

July 2009

Only in England DTB 2009; 47: 73

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Medical News Today Scrap England's 'shameful' prescription charge, urges DTB article
On Medica Call to scrap England's 'shameful' prescription charge

June 2009

Real costs of end-of-life drugs DTB 2009; 47: 61

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Nursing Times.net NHS under pressure to provide life-prolonging drugs

May 2009

MMR vaccine: how effective and how safe DTB 2003; 41: 25-29

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Guardian.co.uk MMR vaccine and autism

April 2009

Drospirenone in HRT? DTB 2009; 47: 41-44

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Pharmaceutical Journal DTB recommends less costly HRT over Angeliq

Preventing recurrent venous thromboembolism DTB 2009; 47: 38-40

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Nursing Times.net Nurses are key to ensuring that patients are assessed for VTE risk

March 2009

Testosterone patches for female sexual dysfunction DTB 2009; 47: 30-34

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Daily Mail Patch to perk up women's libido 'has little effect'
BBC News Sex patch effectiveness doubted
Metro.co.uk Sex patch for women 'not proven'
Pharmaceutical Journal DTB raises concerns about Intrinsa safety
Daily Star - Flagging sex drive
Channel 4 news online - Women's sex remedy under attack
Pharma Company Insight - P&G's hormone patch may not help women with low libido

Mole checks on the high street DTB 2009; 47: 25

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BBC News Mole clinics need more regulation
Pharmaceutical Journal PCTs should ensure safety of private high street mole clinics
Independent Practitioner Today - Calls to get tough with mole clinics
Healthcare Market News - Call for tighter regulation of mole clinics

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