Heart failure drug digoxin linked to premature death

12:30pm Tuesday 5th May 2015 content supplied byNHS Choices

"A heart drug taken by 250,000 Britons can actually hasten death, a major study has found," the Mail Online warns today. An analysis of previous research on digoxin, used to treat heart failure, suggests it can raise the risk of premature death…

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