Medication errors happen every day in hospitals, pharmacies and even when they are prescribed by your GP.
Over Twenty Thousand Deaths From Medication Errors Each Year
Incorrect dosages and wrong medication are causing 22,000 preventable deaths each year in the UK.
Risks of statins exaggerated, says new review
Clinical Trial Service Unit at the University of Oxford looked at 10,000 patients taking an average of 40mg of statins a day, over a five-year period. Where possible they examined the evidence of any possible effects the medication was having on the patients.