November 9, 2006

Ethical research on the use of medicines must carefully consider whether human test subjects are being exposed

Read More
Psychiatrist Challenges Ethics of Yale Drug Experiment

October 3, 2006

Shankar Vedantam of The Washington Post reports (below) “a study published yesterday overturns conventional wisdom about antipsychotic drugs,

Read More
Antipsychotics, Newer Isn’t BetterDrug_Washington Post front page

June 6, 2006

The New York Times reports that an analysis of a national survey of doctorsprescribing practice by Columbia

Read More
Columbia U Study: Five-fold Increase Rx of Antipsychotics for children

May 19, 2006

ABC investigative reporter, Brian Ross explains:  “We’re putting this story back on line because of the many

Read More
ABC Resumes Posting Comments RE: “Tots Drug Experiments”

May 3, 2006

The drug damaged his brain–he now has to live with tardive dyskinesia (TD), an irreversible, severely disfiguring,

Read More
Antipsychotics Killed at least 45 Children_FDA Not Concerned –USA Today

April 25, 2006

In both cases the incentives, thanks to pharmaceutical industry influence, reimbursement schedules favor drugs and drugs only:

Read More
Oregon Preschoolers Rx ‘adult’ psychotropic drugs_Portland Tribune

April 5, 2006

The most widely prescribed treatments received a resoundinbg failing grade fromthe most comprehensive schizophrenia treatment study (CATIE)

Read More
Pharma company Influence Medical Education Promotes OffLabel Use of Antipsychotic

March 27, 2006

One of the positive after effects of FDA advisory hearings is the rippling waves elsewhere on the

Read More
“Some of the children were prescribed anti-psychotics, rather than discontinued from ADHD therapy.”

March 17, 2006

The Associated Press reports that a newly released study by Dr. William Cooper of Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

Read More
2.5 Million US Children Prescribed Antipsychotics_ FDA ADHD–ADR Review

February 6, 2006

The credibility of company sponsored tests of the so-called ‘atypical’ antipsychotic drugs (neuroleptics) including Johnson & Johnson

Read More
Another Study Shows: Antipsychotic Trials Biased Towards Sponsor’s Drug

February 2, 2006

“The sky is falling, the sky is falling!” The harsh light of reality is shattering the psychiatric

Read More
Polypharm & New Antipsychotics Not More Beneficial-Just More Expensive

February 1, 2006

The Finnish study, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, found even when adjusted for age and

Read More
Antipsychotic Drugs are Killing patients_Brit J Psychiatry