“Is Cannabis Bad For Me?”: References for My Article on the Huffington Post

The following references relate to my recent post on the Huffington Post, where I discussed the trends in legalisation, the safety and the therapeutic benefits of the herb. 1. Gordon et al, 2013. Medical consequences of marijuana use: a review of current literature. Curr Psychiatry Rep. Dec;15(12):419 2. Hampson et al, 1998. Cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol […]

NICE, New Drugs and Selective Fury in the Press

If you read particular mainstream newspapers, you could be forgiven for thinking that 90% of British residents are asylum seekers and that you are playing Russian roulette with your life if you leave the house after 7pm. You may also be forgiven for thinking that NICE are a bunch of grumpy old men, hell-bent on […]

What You Should Know About the Vitamin ‘Research’

Many of you may have been concerned by the recent adverse coverage of anti-oxidant supplements. This was the second press release of the same research led by Goran Bjelakovic, which suggested that vitamins A and E could increase morbidity. This is simply not true. In reality, this was actually no more than a meta-analysis of […]