March 5, 2020

Bayer Chairman Resigns After Disastrous Takeover Of Monsanto

NEWS Bayer Chairman Werner Wenning, one of the architects of the $63 billion takeover of Monsanto that has left the German pharma company fighting tens of […]
February 27, 2020

Researchers Say Extended Use Of Antidepressant Drugs Creates Physical Dependence

NEWS Researchers say that patients who have used antidepressant drugs for long periods of time will likely face difficult and even dangerous withdrawal symptoms when trying […]
February 27, 2020

Common Antibiotics Linked To Increased Risk Of Birth Defects

NEWS A new study suggests that taking some common antibiotics during the first trimester of pregnancy is linked to an increased risk of birth defects. COMMENT […]
February 13, 2020

Cancer Drugs Are The Most Profitable For Big Pharma

NEWS In 2018, cancer drugs earned the pharmaceutical industry $123.8 billion. COMMENT Drugs for cancer have been the largest business sector of the global pharmaceutical industry […]
February 6, 2020

Are Drugs Responsible For More Deaths Than We Think?

NEWS Rising use of prescription opioids and other drugs in the United States is taking its toll on mortality rates, according to a study that has […]
January 30, 2020

Imprisoned Head Of Pharma Company Sued By U.S. Officials For Raising Drug Price By 4,000 Percent

NEWS The former head of Turing Pharmaceuticals, Martin Shkreli, currently serving a seven-year sentence for defrauding investors, has been sued by U.S. officials for raising the […]
January 30, 2020

New Study Finds Patient Groups Often Fail To Disclose Pharma Industry Funding

NEWS A new study has found that non-profit patient groups often fail to disclose funding they receive from the pharma industry. COMMENT It isn’t just patient […]
January 16, 2020

Scottish Project Tackles Environmental Impact Of Pharmaceutical Drugs

NEWS A new Scottish health project aims to tackle the harm caused to the environment by pharmaceutical drugs. COMMENT It has been clear for years now […]