October 10, 2018

Patients Warned Over Severe Side-Effects When Coming Off Antidepressants

NEWS A major scientific review has concluded that patients face severe side-effects when trying to stop taking antidepressant drugs. COMMENT The finding of this scientific review […]
October 7, 2018

Pharma Boss Claims He Had ‘Moral Requirement’ To Raise Drug Price By 400 Percent

NEWS Nirmal Mulye, founder and president of Nostrum Pharmaceuticals, a pharma company based in the United States, has attempted to defend a 400 percent increase in […]
September 27, 2018

Drug Industry Tries to Slip $4 Billion Windfall Into U.S. Opioid Bill

NEWS WASHINGTON — Drug companies usually get what they want in public-policy battles on Capitol Hill, but a move by the pharmaceutical industry to grab $4 […]
September 27, 2018

Doctors Find ‘No Evidence’ Linking High Levels Of ‘Bad Cholesterol’ To Heart Disease

NEWS A new report has failed to find a link between high levels of low-density lipoproteins (LDL), often referred to as ‘bad cholesterol’, and heart disease. […]
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