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. […]
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 […]
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