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Patients given aripiprazole ‘should be told of gambling addiction risks’
Expert urges greater monitoring of side-effect of drug used to treat depression, psychosis and schizophrenia

Rachel Hall

26, Mar, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Rise of slimming jabs could lead to overseas trips to remove excess skin, UK surgeons warn
Exclusive: Surgeons raise concerns that people using jabs are unaware of risks of redundant skin

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

25, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Children are dying. We need a worldwide medicines treaty to avoid further tragedies | Dinesh S Thakur and Prashant Reddy Thikkavarapu
Recent deaths linked to drugs made in India underline the need for a global framework for quality control and swift cross-border action when things go wrong

Dinesh S Thakur and Prashant Reddy Thikkavarapu

23, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Psychedelic brew ayahuasca’s profound impact revealed in brain scans
Study gives most advanced picture yet of DMT compound’s effect on advanced functions such as imagination

Ian Sample Science editor

20, Mar, 2023 @10:34 PM

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Living with the side-effects of cancer treatment | Letters
Letters: Jennifer Rees chronicles the long-term impact of chemotherapy, while Ken Foote tells of the hallucinogenic effect of the drugs

20, Mar, 2023 @5:11 PM

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Antidote review – ayahuasca tourism film lauds hallucinogenic tea’s healing powers
Is the vogue for the Amazonian drink a beneficial driver of tourism – or a form of capitalist exploitation? This film lacks the rigour to find out

Phuong Le

20, Mar, 2023 @9:00 AM

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When it comes to cancer drug side-effects, it’s about what you’ll tolerate to stay alive | Hilary Osborne
No matter how bad I feel, I have to remind myself that the treatment is working to reduce my tumour, says the Guardian’s money and consumer editor, Hilary Osborne

Hilary Osborne

17, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Hey budtender, take me to the Ganja Giggle Garden! A pot-crawl round LA’s boutique cannabis stores
They look like cosmic chapels, luxury spas and uber-cool art galleries. One even boasts a 250-year-old ceiling from a Burmese monastery. Our writer joins the ‘cannaseurs’ in a bong-filled world that could be the future of Britain

Oliver Wainwright

14, Mar, 2023 @4:38 PM

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Pholcodine cough medicines withdrawn in UK over allergy fears
Pharmacists told to stop supplying 20 brands after review finds raised risk of rare anaphylaxis in people who later have general anaesthetic

Ian Sample Science editor

14, Mar, 2023 @4:04 PM

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The great serotonin debate: do depression treatments work by boosting the happy hormone?
Drugs targeting the ‘happy hormone’ are widely used for depression. But some question whether the condition is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain

Hannah Devlin

14, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Revealed: experts who praised new ‘skinny jab’ received payments from drug maker
Novo Nordisk gave millions to obesity charities and healthcare professionals, including expert who advised Nice

Shanti Das and Jon Ungoed-Thomas

12, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Tell us about your experiences of weight-loss medication
We would like to hear about people’s experiences of semaglutide, an anti-diabetic medication sold under the brand name Ozempic and Wegovy for weight loss

Guardian community team

09, Mar, 2023 @12:27 PM

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