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More than half of ‘new’ drugs are no better than established treatments

Pointless pills? More than half of ‘new’ drugs are no better than established treatments at reducing the risk of early death, easing symptoms or improving quality of life A study assessed 216 drugs that entered Germany between 2011 and 2017  Only a quarter were judged to have a ‘considerable or major added benefit’  58% had… Read More »

UK: More Than Half a Million Children Missed Measles Vaccine Between 2010–2017

Children in UK. Representational image. (Photo Credits: Getty Images) London, April 25: More than half a million children in the UK were not given a crucial measles jab between 2010 and 2017, an analysis by children’s charity the Unicef reveals. Health experts say children should have two doses of the vaccine to fully protect against… Read More »