The "chemical imbalance" myth


Contrary to what pharmaceutical advertising and popular belief suggests, there is no scientific evidence supporting the idea that depression is caused by a chemical imbalance.

A closer look at antidepressants


Antidepressants have been shown to be no more effective than placebos. But do they have any place at all in the treatment of depression?

Vitamin D: the new super-nutrient?


The role of vitamin D in promoting strong bones, a healthy immune system and cardiovascular health and protecting us from cancer is becoming increasingly clear.

When it comes to drug claims, skepticism is healthy


Drug companies make $285 billion a year selling their products. Can we trust them to provide doctors, researchers and patients with reliable information?

Preventing heart disease without drugs


A recent study showed that over 90% of heart disease could be prevented by making simple changes to diet and lifestyle. Read this article to discover how to protect yourself and your loved ones from heart disease.

Cholesterol doesn’t cause heart disease

The widely accepted theory that cholesterol causes heart disease is not supported by the scientific evidence. In fact, low cholesterol can be dangerous.