Carl Heneghan

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In February 2018, the European Medicines Agency recommended that sodium valproate not be used during pregnancy. Photograph: Getty Images

Mothers of children diagnosed with foetal valproate syndrome (FVS) are demanding a public inquiry into why they were not warned of the risks of taking(...)

BCAAs are popular with fitness enthusiasts, especially weight trainers and bodybuilders, because they are widely claimed to stimulate muscle protein synthesis. Photograph: iStock

In 2012, the British Medical Journal Open published the findings of a team, led by Dr Carl Heneghan of Oxford University, assessing the evidence suppo(...)

File photo  of Tamiflu medication. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Researchers who have fought for years to get full data on Roche’s flu medicine Tamiflu said today that governments who stockpile it are wasting(...)