May 18, 2011

Aricept  (donepezil) 23 mg was approved July 23, 2010 on the basis of a single clinical trial

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Petition to FDA: Withdraw Aricept 23mg Immediately

January 24, 2011

The classification of Electroshock  machines will be the focus of an FDA advisory committee hearing this Thursday

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FDA to Review Safety of Electroshock Devices

January 21, 2011

On January 19, 2011, the FDA expressed concerns about an Alzheimer’s brain imaging PET scan that is

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FDA to Approve PET Scan for Alzheimer’s?

January 21, 2011

Public concerns about vaccine safety are well-founded in reality. The FDA has just issued a Flu Vaccine

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FDA Vaccine Safety Notice: Post-Vaccine Seizures in Infants

October 14, 2010

The FDA is currently not structured to ensure that drugs are safe or clinically valuable–as is its

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FDA: This Agency Can Be Dangerous_Marcia Angell

September 14, 2010

Despite evidence of harm–including the suicide of a 7-year old Gabriel Myers– the FDA, which is charged

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FDA Urges Florida Not to Bar Foster Kids From Psych Drug Trials

July 26, 2010

Below, a testimonial by Ana Cantu who was one of the healthy volunteers –"a human guinea pig"

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Ana Cantu was a Human Guinea Pig in a Drug Trial for $4,800

July 21, 2010

The suspension follows the suspension of the TIDE trial in India, July 14, at the request of

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Another Coffin Nail for Avandia

July 15, 2010

In 2007, an FDA advisory panel voted 22 to 1 to keep GlaxoSmithKline’s diabetes drug, Avandia (Rosiglitazone)

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Will Another Blockbuster Drug Hit the Dust?

June 21, 2010

CORRECTED/ REVISED This is a follow-up to our Infomail about the revelations in an investigative report by

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NIH Needs Sunshine Law Enforcement

May 5, 2010

A new study by a group of investigators (CERT) from Rutgers University and Columbia University show that

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Psychiatric drugging of American children is cause for alarm

April 17, 2010

On March 22, 2010 the FDA recommended that doctors suspend using GlaxoSMithKline’s Rotarix vaccine (approved in 2008)

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Rotavirus vaccine found contaminated–FDA Suspends Use of Rotarix

March 31, 2010

The New York Times reports that the FDA has approved the use of AstraZenceca’s statin, Crestor, for

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FDA Approves Crestor Use for Healthy People–Watch Healthcare Costs Skyrocket