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 […]
April 9, 2018

US senators question cancer drug’s 1,400% price rise

NEWS A bipartisan group of US senators has asked the head of a pharmaceutical company why the cost of a 40-year-old cancer drug has risen 1,400 […]