New Dangers of The Pill

A half-century on, the birth-control pill is still plagued by a host of nasty and sometimes deadly side-effects. Celeste McGovern finds a growing movement of defiant young women who are turning to natural alternatives. Gasping for breath, 23-year-old Charlotte Foster collapsed at her workplace and was taken by ambulance to hospital. Three days later, she […]

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Depression: it’s not your brain it’s your thyroid

    As antidepressant use soars, Celeste McGovern investigates a renegade psychiatrist’s view that mental health may be all in your thyroid, not in your head The use of antidepressants has increased year on year across the globe since 2000. The leading antidepressant prescriber, the US, the home of direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising, saw more than […]

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