Twenty-two years after the US marketing of Prozac, JAMA meta-analysis shows antidepressants to be worthless for most of the people for whom they are prescribed.
Two high ranking FDA officials’ conflicts of interest have led one to resign, the other is under investigation by the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services:
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The FDA’s expanded marketing approval process for antipsychotics, highly toxic drugs, is unaffected by evidence uncovered by the US Justice Department showing that the studies submitted by drug manufacturers were often flawed, if not fraudulent. Continue reading →
The Japanes Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has investigated news reports about antidepressant users "who developed increased feelings of hostility or anxiety, and have even committed sudden acts of violence against others." Continue reading →
Sen. Charles Grassley’s focused investigation is clearly aimed at cleansing fraudulent, industry-crafted promotional pieces that have made a mockery of evidence-based clinical practice in psychiatry. Continue reading →
“Every failure-to-warn case against a drug company has been affected by Wyeth” Continue reading →
The Hill , a newspaper covering congressional news, reports: "Sen. Chuck Grassley (Iowa) is considering leaving his powerful post as senior Republican on the Finance Committee so that he can become the highest-ranking Republican on the Judiciary panel. To avoid a dramatic . . . Continue reading →
AHRP proposes a multi-disciplinary team of independent scientists to review ALL of Dr. Joseph Biederman’s publications and supporting documents, including: research protocols, consent forms, and the original (of course, anonymized) data sets with associated code books for all pediatric studies. Continue reading →
The FDA expanded approval process for toxic drugs is unaffected by evidence uncovered by the US Justice Department showing the studies to be flawed, if not fraudulent.
Dr. Peter Slavin, president of Mass. General Hospital: "We don’t want our faculty being on the road as hired guns." Continue reading →
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