April 25, 2019

Antibiotic Use Linked To Greater Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke In Women

NEWS Women who take antibiotics over a long period of time are at increased risk of heart attack or stroke, according to research carried out in […]
April 24, 2019

Former CEO Of Drug Distribution Company Becomes First To Face Charges For American Opioid Crisis

NEWS Laurence Doud III, the former CEO of a major drug distribution company, has become the first person to face criminal charges related to America’s opioid […]
April 23, 2019

Top Shareholder Won’t Back Bayer Management In Key Vote

NEWS Bayer’s largest shareholder, fund manager BlackRock, will not support the German company’s management in a key vote at its annual general meeting, two people familiar […]
April 15, 2019

Prostate Drugs Increase Risk Of Diabetes

NEWS A study involving 55,000 men has found that certain drugs prescribed to treat an enlarged prostate gland increase the risk of type 2 diabetes. COMMENT […]
April 10, 2019

Pesticides And Antibiotics Polluting Streams Across Europe

NEWS Pesticides and antibiotics are polluting streams across Europe, a study has found.  COMMENT There is growing global evidence that pharmaceutical and chemical industry pollution is having […]
April 9, 2019

Pro-Big Business Brussels EU Claims To Have Set Goal Of Tackling Pharma Pollution In The Environment

NEWS The European Commission, the executive arm of the Brussels EU, has called for action over the risks posed by pharmaceutical chemicals discharged into the environment. […]
April 5, 2019

Bayer Tries To Counter Mounting Toxicity Concerns About Monsanto Weed Killer

NEWS Drug company Bayer, which bought Monsanto last summer, says it is making scientific studies available for public scrutiny. It is trying to counter growing concerns about […]
March 28, 2019

Many UK Health Service Partnerships With Drug Companies Not Being Made Public

NEWS Many UK National Health Service organizations are entering into working partnerships with drug companies, but they are not making the details, and even existence, of […]