Hundreds of Needless Deaths a Year Share Published torsdag 7 januari 2010 kl 13.40 Two new Swedish medical studies conclude that side effects from drugs, many erroneously prescribed, cause 400 deaths a year here. The researchers say this could be avoided if doctors were more careful. Hear more "The situation is worse than earlier feared..." (2:12) 2:13 min 2:13 min Health Science and Technology Our journalism is based on credibility and impartiality. Swedish Radio is independent and not affiliated to any political, religious, financial, public or private interests. Find out more about how we work (in Swedish).