Daniel Troy Legacy: Public Virtually Defenseless against Unsafe Drugs

Daniel Troy Legacy: Public Virtually Defenseless against Unsafe Drugs Thu, 18 Nov 2004 The Associated Press reports that at a Congressional hearing today, Dr. David Graham a drug safety expert at the FDA told the Senate Finance Committee that the public is . . . Continue reading →

NJ: Mandatory Mental Screening Women_Pill Pushers: NO Science, Salesmanship_FORBES

Three reports illustrate the wide and deepening disconnect between medicine under the influence of pharmaceutical industry marketing goals and scientific evidence that contradicts current practice and public health policies:

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Disease Mongering_Conference / PLoS Special Issue

"Are we becoming patients for profit? That is the question knowledgeable observers are asking. Continue reading →

London Drug Trial Catastrophe: Collapse of Science and Ethics

The independent Institute of Science in Society (ISIS) challenges the report issued by the UK government medicines oversight agency, MHRA (equivalent to US FDA), absolving itself and those involved from any responsibility for a catastrophic human experiment that nearly killed six healthy volunteers.
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"Lilly is Hiding Negative Information About Zyprexa" – SAPS

“Lilly is Hiding Negative Information About Zyprexa” – SAPS Wed, 2 Nov 2005 From our colleague in Sweden: A published interview with Dr. Curt Furberg, Professor of Public Health Sciences Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, and Chair, Steering Committee, and Principal . . . Continue reading →

The Power of $4 bill Drug Ads: Doctors Respond with Diagnosis & Prescription – WashPost

The Power of $4 bill Drug Ads: Doctors Respond with Diagnosis & Prescription – WashPost Thu, 28 Apr 2005 What does $4 billion dollars in drug advertising buy? The Washington Post reports that a University of Washington study published in the Journal . . . Continue reading →