April 26, 2018

U.S. senator introduces bill to jail pharma executives over opioid crisis

NEWS WASHINGTON — United States Senator Bernie Sanders will introduce a bill that would impose jail time for pharmaceutical executives whose companies engage in manipulative practices […]
April 24, 2018

Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may make grandchildren infertile

NEWS A new study has found that women taking common painkillers such as paracetamol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen during pregnancy could make their grandchildren infertile. COMMENT These […]
April 19, 2018

Goldman Sachs questions whether curing patients is a ‘sustainable business model’

NEWS A recent biotech report issued by Goldman Sachs questions whether curing patients is a ‘sustainable business model’. Writing to clients of the multinational investment bank, […]
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. […]
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