March 25, 2020

Drug Companies Will Make A Killing From Coronavirus

NEWS Unless they fix the system, American taxpayers will get gouged on a vaccine they paid to produce. COMMENT The coronavirus pandemic is currently threatening the […]
March 13, 2020

Big Pharma Can’t Be Trusted To Solve Coronavirus

NEWS Spiraling inequality has become a scar on our world and is at the root of so many of the problems humanity faces. The current coronavirus […]
March 13, 2020

Investor Lawsuit Against Bayer Cites ‘Disastrous’ Monsanto Acquisition

NEWS A Bayer investor has sued the company’s board and other top officials, saying the ‘disastrous’ 2018 acquisition of Monsanto eroded Bayer’s share value by saddling […]
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 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

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 […]