July 10, 2020

Ibuprofen Use Is Common – But Many Amateur Athletes Are Unaware Of The Risks

Many amateur athletes reach for ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to get through injuries or pain. Not only can doing this make recovery more difficult, but frequent use of anti-inflammatories can be dangerous.
July 10, 2020

Novartis Pays Over $700m To Settle US Kickbacks Case

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis will pay some $729 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the US Department of Justice accusing it of paying kickbacks to doctors, among other allegations.
June 5, 2020

Study Reveals ‘Extensive’ Financial Links Between Pharma Industry And Leaders Of Medical Societies

A new study has revealed that leaders of medical societies in the United States have ‘extensive’ financial links with the pharmaceutical industry and companies manufacturing medical devices.
May 29, 2020

Study Of 100,000 Coronavirus Patients Shows No Benefit From Treatment With Hydroxychloroquine

A study of nearly 100,000 coronavirus patients has shown no benefit from the antiviral drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, and even an increased likelihood of dying in hospital.
May 15, 2020

Bill Gates Working Increasingly Closely With Pharma Industry

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is working on treatments for the coronavirus with Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, and other large multinational drug companies.
May 1, 2020

Pharma Industry Accused Of Blackmailing Former Dutch Government Healthcare Minister

The pharma industry has been accused of blackmailing a former Dutch government healthcare minister by threatening that some drugs would not be delivered to the Netherlands if a planned legislative change went through.
April 24, 2020

Pharma Industry Demands ‘Billions’ From Governments To Fund Coronavirus Treatments & Vaccines

Pharmaceutical industry CEOs are demanding billions of dollars from governments in upfront funding for the development of coronavirus treatments and vaccines.
April 10, 2020

Bayer Claims Coronavirus Is Slowing Down Settlement Of Roundup Cancer Cases

NEWS Pharma company Bayer claims the new coronavirus is slowing down lawsuit settlement talks with tens of thousands of people who say its Roundup weedkiller caused […]