November 30, 2022

Ibuprofen ‘Makes Knee Pain From Arthritis Worse’

Taking ibuprofen for painful arthritic knees causes the condition to become worse, research suggests.
November 25, 2022

A Daily Dose Of Aspirin Raises The Risk Of Falls Among Older People

In a trial of more than 16,000 people over 70, those who took a low dose of aspirin every day were just under 10 percent more likely to have a fall that required hospital care than those on placebo.
November 17, 2022

Big Pharma (Falsely) Claims Drug Prices Reflect Research & Development Costs

A new study has found no correlation between research and development spending and outlandish drug prices.
November 17, 2022

Study Reveals Vaccine Confidence Declined Considerably During COVID-19 Pandemic

A new study suggests that vaccine confidence has declined significantly since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 10, 2022

How Big Pharma Monetized Depression

For the past 35 years, we have sought to spread “awareness” of depression and other mental health issues. This has led to a dramatic increase in the prescribing of antidepressants.
November 4, 2022

Has Heartburn Pill That Has Been Given To Millions Harmed Patients?

In courts across the United States, more than 3,700 legal actions have been filed by people who say that taking Zantac and other ranitidine-based medications has caused them to develop cancers.
October 19, 2022

COVID-19 Treatment Paxlovid Can Interact With Common Heart Medications

Paxlovid can have dangerous interactions with some of the most common medications for cardiovascular disease, including certain statins and heart failure therapies, a new paper warns. [...]
October 19, 2022

Big Pharma Is Flooding Puerto Rico With Toxic Waste

In Puerto Rico, cheap labor and generous tax breaks – since 2017, more than $100 billion worth – have made US-based pharmaceutical firms the biggest economic players in town. But a new report suggests that Big Pharma’s footprint on the island has come with other serious costs: illegal dumping of toxic waste, pollution and depletion of groundwater, and violations of other vital Environmental Protection Agency regulations.