October 19, 2022

Study Explores Links Between People Taking Multiple Medications And Dementia Diagnosis

People with dementia are likely to have taken more than three medications for other health conditions in the five years directly before their diagnosis, according to new research. [...]
June 22, 2022

47 Percent Of New Drugs In The United States Come With Price Tag Of $150,000 Or More

Research published in the medical journal JAMA estimates that close to half of all new brand-name prescription drugs launched in the United States in 2020 and 2021 came with an original price tag of at least $150,000 a year, a finding that sparked fresh calls for Congress to rein in the pharmaceutical industry’s virtually unchecked power to drive up costs.
June 17, 2022

Doctors Increase Drug Side-Effect Risks With A Pill For Every Ill

Doctors must stop doling out “a pill for every ill” as it leaves millions of patients hooked on drugs they do not need, England’s most senior doctor has said.
June 15, 2022

Genetic Study Shows Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs May Increase Risk Of Cataracts

A new study shows that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may increase the risk of cataracts.
May 20, 2022

Pharma Industry Still Making Absurd Profits From The Pandemic

Pfizer is projected to rake in more than $50 billion from its COVID medicines this year.
May 20, 2022

Taking Painkillers In Pregnancy Raises Risk Of Giving Birth Prematurely Or Having A Stillbirth By 50 Percent

Pregnant women who take painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen are more likely to have complications, a study has found.
April 20, 2022

Drug That Harmed 20,000 Babies Still Being Prescribed To Pregnant Women ‘Without Warnings’

A drug that caused physical deformities and neurological problems in tens of thousands of babies is still being prescribed to pregnant women.
April 13, 2022

Men’s Use Of Diabetes Drug Just Before Conception Is Linked To 40 Percent Increase In Birth Defects