Published Articles

What happened when a 70-year-old patient had a marijuana lollipop to aid sleep?

Rather than facilitating a restful night, the lolly brought on MI-inducing hallucinations.
12 February 2019

History: Why most Nazis were high on crystal meth

With side effects including aggression, paranoia and delusions of power, suddenly WWII makes a lot more sense.
23 January 2019

Faecal transplants beat antibiotics in recurrent C. diff

The procedure is more effective than fidaxomicin and vancomycin.
16 January 2019

Dapsone effective for chronic urticaria

Many patients had previously failed first-line treatments, according to the study.
03 December 2018

Will future GPs prescribe placebo pills?

They seem to work, even when used open-label.
10 October 2018

Patients warned to think twice about consuming these supplements

Products contain 'wildly inaccurate' levels of banned ingredient that can affect heart 
10 September 2018

Could a cannabis extract be used as an antipsychotic?

Scientists unpick how cannabidiol may fight psychosis through brain scans
30 August 2018

Injectable migraine treatment approved

The first in a new class of drugs for preventing migraine, the long-acting injectable medication erenumab has been approved for use in Australia
24 August 2018

1 in 20 UTIs caused by superbugs

It may be impossible to identify which patients are at risk, say researchers
24 August 2018

New advice on which drugs are best for ADHD

International experts examined seven drugs used to treat the disease
08 August 2018