January 22, 2019

Drug Companies Spending Millions Of Dollars On Patient Advocacy Groups In Australia

NEWS New research suggests that between January 2013 and December 2016, the drug industry spent more than $34 million on patient advocacy groups in Australia.  COMMENT […]
January 18, 2019

Drug Company Payments To Doctors May Influence Opioid Overdose Deaths, Study Finds

NEWS A new study provides evidence that payments received by doctors from drug companies may influence the number of deaths from opioid overdoses in their communities. […]
December 18, 2018

Johnson & Johnson Knew For Decades That Asbestos Lurked In Its Baby Powder

NEWS Internal documents examined by the Reuters news agency show that Johnson & Johnson’s knew for decades that its baby talc was sometimes tainted with carcinogenic […]
December 16, 2018

Generic Drugs Firms Running The ‘Biggest Cartel In History Of the United States’

NEWS What started as an antitrust lawsuit brought by states over just 2 drugs in 2016 has exploded into an investigation of alleged price-fixing involving at […]
December 11, 2018

Will The U.S. Opioid Epidemic Spread To Mexico?

NEWS An opioid epidemic appears to be looming in Mexico as pharmaceutical companies push addictive prescription drugs on the aging population to offset crackdowns on prescriptions in the […]
December 9, 2018

New Study Finds Statin Drugs Are ‘Overprescribed’

NEWS A new study published in the British Medical Journal confirms that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are overprescribed for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. COMMENT The publication […]
December 7, 2018

Judge Confirms Pharma Firms Push Deadly Addictive Drugs, But Claims They Aren’t Drug Dealers

NEWS Sure, Big Pharma pushes deadly, addictive drugs onto Tennessee’s streets, but that doesn’t make them drug dealers, a judge in the United States says. COMMENT […]
December 6, 2018

Drug Chief Says Sustainability Of Greek Pharma Industry Now At Threat

NEWS The Greek pharmaceutical industry has reached its limits due to the burdens imposed on it by the country’s government during the financial crisis, Greek pharma […]
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