November 7, 2017

Depressed patients who are treated with antidepressants do worse in the long run

NEWS A new study has shown that symptoms of depression were more sharply elevated 9 years following treatment including drug medication than treatment without it. COMMENT […]
November 3, 2017

Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs linked to heightened diabetes risk

NEWS A US study has linked cholesterol-lowering statin drugs to a heightened risk of type 2 diabetes among patients already deemed to be at high risk […]
November 2, 2017

Taking statins raises the risk of type 2 diabetes by nearly a third

NEWS Researchers have found that taking statins increases the risk of type 2 diabetes by nearly a third. COMMENT Not only do patients taking statins risk […]
October 31, 2017

Cancer drug prices rising far faster than inflation

NEWS The prices of injectable cancer drugs – even older medicines around since the 1990s – are increasing at a rate far higher than inflation, researchers […]
October 25, 2017

‘Drug Dealers in Lab Coats’

NEWS For decades, America has waged an ineffective war on drug pushers and drug lords, from Bronx street corners to Medellin, Colombia, regarding them as among […]
October 25, 2017

Researchers confirm that drugs for high blood pressure don’t completely restore normal vascular function

NEWS Researchers at Lancaster University in the UK have confirmed that drug treatments for high blood pressure do not totally reverse the damaging effects the condition […]
October 23, 2017

Opioid crisis fueled by drug industry and U.S. Congress

NEWS Whistleblower says drug distributors pumped opioids into American communities – knowing that people were dying – and says industry lobbyists and the U.S. Congress derailed […]
October 20, 2017

Over Half Of New Cancer Drugs ‘Show No Benefits’ For Survival Or Wellbeing

NEWS Of 48 cancer drugs approved between 2009-2013, 57% of uses showed no benefits and some benefits were ‘clinically meaningless’, says a study published in the […]
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