November 26, 2021

Pfizer, BioNTech, And Moderna Make $65,000 Per Minute

The People’s Vaccine Alliance (PVA) has carried out an analysis on Pfizer, BioNTech, and Moderna which suggests that the three drugmakers are making as much as $65,000 combined profit every minute. This conclusion was based on calculations of the firms’ own earning reports. The profit is generated from their COVID-19 vaccines.
November 18, 2021

Oklahoma Court Overturns $465 Million Opioid Judgment Against Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has overturned a $465 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by the state alleging the drugmaker fueled the American opioid epidemic through the deceptive marketing of painkillers.
November 18, 2021

Chemotherapy Helps Breast Cancer Cells To Spread And Attach To Blood Vessel Linings In The Lungs

A new study adds to the evidence that chemotherapy enhances cancer's spread beyond the primary tumor, showing how one chemotherapy drug allows breast cancer cells to squeeze through and attach to blood vessel linings in the lungs.
October 21, 2021

Americans Should Limit Use Of Aspirin To Prevent Heart Attacks Or Stroke, Medical Panel Rules

An influential medical panel is advising Americans over the age of 60 against taking aspirin to combat the dangers of heart attacks and strokes.
October 7, 2021

Brussels EU Drugs Regulator Backs Pfizer Vaccine Booster Dose For All Adults

Europe’s drugs regulator has advised that all adults can receive a third, booster dose of the BioNTech/Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine six months after the second dose.
October 1, 2021

Experts Warn Acetaminophen May Alter Development Of Fetuses In Pregnant Women

Acetaminophen (paracetamol), a common painkiller used to treat fever and pain, is being investigated by medical experts for possible risks to developing fetuses in pregnant women.
October 1, 2021

Pfizer Launches mRNA Flu Vaccine Trial

US pharmaceutical company Pfizer says it has begun a clinical trial to test an influenza vaccine designed using mRNA technology.
October 1, 2021

Big Pharma Greed ‘Literally Killing Americans,’ U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Says

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont and progressive healthcare campaigners from across the U.S. rallied at the headquarters of Big Pharma’s top lobbying group last week to denounce the industry’s ongoing effort to tank Democrats’ prescription drug-pricing reforms.