Child psychiatrists at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association in Atlanta, in May 2016, called for “big solutions to improving child mental health care,” recommending an aggressive drug algorithm approach for children. (Psychiatric News, June 16, 2016) This is a . . . Continue reading →
"I’m as big a fan of the 1st Amendment as anyone, but this decision strikes me as fundamentally flawed. We’re not talking about a right to express yourself. We’re talking about selling stuff — stuff that could harm or even kill you if used improperly." David Lazarus, LA Times Continue reading →
The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at the increasingly dark side of conflicts of interest in academia. Continue reading →
Dr. Stan Kutcher, a co-author of a widely disseminated–now discredited ghostwritten report–“Study 329”–who ran for Canadian Parliament, The Coast, a small Canadian newspaper, retracted and then apologized for a story that highlighted about the benefits of the antidepressant, Paxil, for children.
professor of psychiatry who penned his name to aghostwritten report
Project on Government Oversight (POGO) asked NIH Director to take a firm stance against ghostwriting by academics who receive taxpayer funded grants.
TAKE ACTION! Help rescind proposed firing of FDA scientist Continue reading →
In 2008, 6,485 trials were conducted off shore with almost no FDA oversight. Seventy-eight percent of all human test subjects were enrolled at foreign sites.
"Prescription Drugs Associated with Reports of Violence Towards Others, " identifies 31 drugs linked to 1,527 acts of violence… Continue reading →