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8 Jul 2021 - MHRA message – Herbal and homeopathic medicines: reminder to be vigilant for suspected adverse reactions and to report them to the Yellow Card scheme

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a reminder of the need to be vigilant for suspected adverse reactions to herbal and homeopathic medicines and to report them to the Yellow Card Scheme.  Read more here >

     

1 Jul 2021 - MHRA safety warning - Herbal products containing Butterbur

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has been made aware of a magazine article which promotes the use of Butterbur (Petasites hybridus) for the treatment of hayfever, or to treat migraines, asthma, chronic coughs and gastric ulcers. We advise patients not to take herbal products containing Butterbur to treat these conditions.   Read more here >

     

18 Jul 2020 - COVID-19: What we eat matters all the more now - British Medical Journal Editorial

The British Medical Journal has published a very interesting Editorial highlighting the relevance of poor diet and obesity as key factors for COVID-19 (as well as a number of other important, inflammatory diseases).  Read more here >

     

29 Mar 2020 - COVID-19 pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic please keep up to date with the current UK government recommendations:  Read more here >