July 30, 2018

Pharma Companies Ending Research Into New Antibiotics

NEWS While lethal bugs continue to develop resistance to existing antibiotics, pharmaceutical companies are ending research into new ones. Reports suggest these bacteria will kill 10 […]
July 27, 2018

UK Government Report Recommends Vitamin D Supplements For Babies

NEWS A report by the UK government’s Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition recommends that breastfed infants should receive a daily vitamin D supplement. COMMENT There is […]
July 27, 2018

British Doctors Lack Transparency Over Pharma Industry Payments

NEWS Half of British doctors who received payments from the pharmaceutical industry last year remained anonymous. COMMENT In many if not most countries around the world, […]
July 25, 2018

Over 70 Thousand Children In Britain On Antidepressants

NEWS More than 70,000 children, including almost 2,000 aged under 10, were prescribed antidepressants in England last year. COMMENT Who are the prime beneficiaries when tens of thousands […]
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