Polypill

The Polyproblems of the Polypill - Why it is Now Destined for Failure

Aidan Goggins | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

Smoke and mirrors, the truth behind 'the great polypill', each un-medicated individual simply an untapped resource to the pharmaceutical industry. For we live in the era of medicine creep, a generation where healthy lifestyle and root causes have been relegated to an inconvenience, and Big Pharma are more than willing to endorse this perilous and short-sighted philosophy.

Many Questions Still Unanswered in the Polypill Debate

Professor Peter Weissberg | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Peter Weissberg

Anyone reading the papers this week might have come away with the impression that all over 50s should be hot-footing it down to their local pharmacy and demanding a polypill. So why, you might be wondering, are we not adopting this 'one size fits all' approach straight away?

Could This Pill Extend Your Life?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

An all-in-one "polypill" with the potential to save many tens of thousands of lives each year in the UK could be available in less than two years. ...