Unexamined Drug Epidemic–the Elephant No One Wants to See

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“Prescription drug therapy stands as one of the most significant perils to health resulting from human activity.” What’s the FDA doing to stem the tide of this preventable epidemic? Continue reading →

Antipsychotic Drug Use Doubled since 1996 in Tennessee Children – Why?

Antipsychotic Drug Use Doubled since 1996 in Tennessee Children – Why? Thu, 2 Sep 2004 A Vanderbilt University study found that the use of antipsychotic drugs has doubled among poor children in Tennessee. “The increase, seen largely among children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity . . . Continue reading →

Greatest Experiment Ever Performed: exploding the Estrogen Myth

Greatest Experiment Ever Performed: exploding the Estrogen Myth Wed, 9 Jul 2003 A newly published book by Barbara Seaman, “The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women: Exploding the Estrogen Myth,” Hyperion Press, should provide women with the ammunition they need to confront . . . Continue reading →

Infomail Archive

Infomail 2005 News Stories on Human Research Protection and Commentary by Vera Hassner Sharav Subscribe to the AHRP infomail list Dec 16: Drugs, Devices & Doctors – NYT Paul Krugman Dec 11: Scientific Fraud & Corruption on Both sides of Atlantic: Merck . . . Continue reading →

Treating children as young as 4 for bipolar – WSJ

Treating children as young as 4 for bipolar – WSJ Thu, 26 May 2005 A report in The Wall Street Journal should raise serious concerns about the legitimacy of psychiatric diagnosing and drug prescribing for children. The Journal reports that close to . . . Continue reading →

14 deaths force halt to drug in Canada – Hyperactivity remedy called threat to kids

http://www.nj.com/news/ledger/index.ssf?/base/news-20/1108104141208160.xml Star-Ledger 14 deaths force halt to drug in Canada Hyperactivity remedy called threat to kids Friday, February 11, 2005 BY CAROL ANN CAMPBELL Safety concerns have clouded the future of another blockbuster medication, this one a hyperactivity drug prescribed to 700,000 . . . Continue reading →