October 26, 2006

Prologue Selling sickness by Ray Moynihan and Alan Cassels Thirty years ago the head of one of

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Prologue – Selling sickness – Moynihan & Cassels

October 26, 2006

UK reports the FDA Conceals Vital Data on Prescription Drugs – Independent Sun, 12 Jun 2005 The

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UK reports the FDA Conceals Vital Data on Prescription Drugs – Independent

October 26, 2006

Whistleblowers: Dangerous Pursuit for Profits at the Expense of Patients’ Lives Sat, 12 Mar 2005 Several prescription

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Whistleblowers: Dangerous Pursuit for Profits at the Expense of Patients’ Lives

October 26, 2006

Recycled drugs: failed antidepressants– Stratera marketed for ADHD; Cymbalta for incontinence Mon, 26 Apr 2004 A front

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Recycled drugs: failed antidepressants– Stratera marketed for ADHD; Cymbalta for incontinence

October 26, 2006

How Health Care in America Became Big Business–And Bad Medicine – OpEd NYT Zoloft NYT Ad Fails

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How Health Care in America Became Big Business–And Bad Medicine – OpEd NYT – Zoloft NYT Ad Fails to Disclose Suicide risk

October 26, 2006

A Serious Drug Problem – The Medicare Prescription Bill of 2003 – Krugman Fri, 6 May 2005

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A Serious Drug Problem – The Medicare Prescription Bill of 2003 – Krugman

October 26, 2006

UK: Drugs firms ‘creating ills for every pill / US ‘Bioshield’ Drug-Patent Plan Draws Fire Mon, 04

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UK: Drugs firms ‘creating ills for every pill / US ‘Bioshield’ Drug-Patent Plan Draws Fire

October 26, 2006

Marketing Drugs by Marketing Sex–Cheerleader Sales Reps Mon, 28 Nov 2005 Readers, but not the medical community,

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Marketing Drugs by Marketing Sex–Cheerleader Sales Reps

October 26, 2006

Selling Sickness: Pharma Industry Turning Us All Into Patients Mon, 12 Sep 2005 Related Link: Selling Sickness

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Selling Sickness: Pharma Industry Turning Us All Into Patients

June 27, 2006

The published correction issued by the NEJM to Merck’s critical study of of its painkiller Vioxx, contradicts

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NEJM Vioxx Safety Correction / Consumers International Accuses Industry–Unscrupulous Marketing

June 4, 2006

FDA "bioethicist" Dr. Sara Bodkind, told the President’s Council on Bioethics ( December 2005) that under the

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FDA sanctioned Exploitation: Viagra Tested in Children

April 10, 2006

 An Inaugural Conference on Disease-Mongering, April, 11 to 13, is being hosted by the Newcastle Institute of

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Disease Mongering_Conference / PLoS Special Issue

January 15, 2006

Below is an edited extract from the forthcoming book, Big Pharma, by Jacky Law, to be published

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Big Pharma: The Fool’s Gold that Heals_New Book