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Liquorice: "Natural", but not always harmless

5 Apr 2017

The 51-year-old man presented in hospital complaining of abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea. On initial investigation he was found to have very high blood pressure and low blood levels of...

Forget licorice for prostate problems!

20 Mar 2017

A 67-year-old Chinese man sought medical help in a Taipei hospital because of progressive muscular weakness. Aside from somewhat elevated blood pressure he had been in good health. Doctors could...