March 13, 2020

Drug Prices In United States Rose Three Times Faster Than Inflation During Past Decade

NEWS In the United States, the cost of prescription drugs – even after discounts – rose over three times faster than the rate of inflation during […]
March 13, 2020

Fish Oil Supplements Linked To Lower Risk Of Heart Disease And Death

NEWS An analysis of data from the UK suggests that regular use of fish oil supplements may be linked to a lower risk of death and […]
March 5, 2020

Air Pollution Reducing Global Life Expectancy By Three Years And Killing 8.8 Million People A Year

NEWS Air pollution is reducing global life expectancy by three years and killing 8.8 million people a year, a new study shows. COMMENT Studies show that […]
March 5, 2020

Drug Company Novartis Fined $195 Million Following Criminal Collusion In Price-Fixing Scheme

NEWS Sandoz, the generic drug unit of pharmaceutical giant Novartis, has admitted it colluded with other companies to inflate the prices of generic drugs and is […]
March 5, 2020

Low Folate Levels Linked To Raised Risk Of Death From Cardiovascular Disease In Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

NEWS Decreased folate levels in the bloodstream are associated with an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, finds a new […]
March 5, 2020

Anti-Psychotic Drug Linked To Adverse Changes In Brain Structure

NEWS A new study has found that olanzapine, a commonly used anti-psychotic drug, is associated with potentially adverse changes in brain structure. COMMENT Not only do […]
March 5, 2020

Bayer Chairman Resigns After Disastrous Takeover Of Monsanto

NEWS Bayer Chairman Werner Wenning, one of the architects of the $63 billion takeover of Monsanto that has left the German pharma company fighting tens of […]
February 27, 2020

Researchers Say Extended Use Of Antidepressant Drugs Creates Physical Dependence

NEWS Researchers say that patients who have used antidepressant drugs for long periods of time will likely face difficult and even dangerous withdrawal symptoms when trying […]