April 19, 2018

Selection of cancer drugs by doctors linked to payments received from pharma

NEWS A U.S. study suggests that oncologists may be more likely to prescribe particular cancer drugs when they receive payments from the companies that make them. […]
April 18, 2018

Antidepressants during pregnancy increase newborn’s risk of depression and anxiety

NEWS New research has found mothers who take antidepressants during pregnancy could harm their child’s future emotional development. COMMENT All drugs are dangerous, but when taken […]
April 18, 2018

Pharma Cartel funding patient organizations and advocacy groups

NEWS A new online database has revealed that drug companies gave at least $116 million to patient advocacy groups during 2015. COMMENT Drug companies give money […]
April 16, 2018

Patients prescribed antidepressant drugs discover they are highly addictive

NEWS Patients who try to stop taking antidepressant drugs often say they cannot. In a recent survey of 250 long-term users of psychiatric drugs — most commonly antidepressants […]