June 7, 2018

More U.S. states file opioid lawsuits against drug firms

NEWS Litigation against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is intensifying as six more U.S. states announced lawsuits, accusing the company of fueling a national opioid epidemic […]
June 6, 2018

Pharma companies putting drugs into the water supply

NEWS A new study from the United States has found that water treatment plants taking discharges from pharmaceutical companies are putting high concentrations of drugs into […]
June 5, 2018

Elderly patients discharged from hospital with potentially lethal cocktails of drugs

NEWS Elderly patients are being discharged from hospital with large cocktails of drugs that can cause severe side effects or even death when combined. COMMENT It […]
May 30, 2018

Deadly dangers of common diabetes drug

NEWS Patients are not being warned that metformin, a drug commonly prescribed for diabetes patients, lowers levels of vitamin B12 and can trigger peripheral neuropathy – […]