November 9, 2018

Opioid Drug Use May Increase Risk Of Dangerous Heart Rhythm Disorder

NEWS Opioid drug use appears to increase a person’s risk of a dangerous type of irregular heartbeat known to cause strokes, according to new research from […]
November 6, 2018

Novartis Claims $4 Million Is Reasonable Price For Single Treatment With New Gene Therapy

NEWS Drug company Novartis claims that $4 million is a reasonable price for a single treatment with its new gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy. COMMENT […]
November 4, 2018

ACE Inhibitor Blood Pressure Drugs Increase Risk Of Lung Cancer

NEWS New research shows that so-called ‘ACE inhibitor’ drugs, prescribed for high blood pressure, significantly increase the risk of developing lung cancer.  COMMENT ACE inhibitor drugs […]
October 26, 2018

Research Finds Toxic Antipsychotics Prescribed To Treat Delirium Are No Better Than Placebos

NEWS New research has found that antipsychotic drugs prescribed to treat delirium in hospital patients work no better than placebo pills. The drugs were also found […]
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