HEALTH

A Decade of Questions Over a Paxil Study Vindicated

December 29, 2015 0

by Martha Rosenberg In the last few years, highly promoted drugs like Vioxx, Bextra, Baycol, Trovan, Meridia, Seldane, Hismanal, Darvon, Mylotarg, Lotronex, Propulsid, phenylpropanolamine (PPA), phenacetin, Raxar and Redux have been withdrawn for safety risks […]

GOVERNMENT

Nominee for FDA Commissioner Has Pharma Industry Ties

December 23, 2015 0

by The Edgy Truth If confirmed by Congress, the next commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be Robert M. Califf, MD. Dr. Califf is currently the FDA’s deputy commissioner for Medical Products […]

FINANCIAL

Cancer Drug Company Accused of Hiding Cheap Alternative

April 8, 2015 0

by Christina Sarich Pharmaceutical companies have been known to discredit natural, cheap solutions that compete with their high-dollar drugs. Now, the British Medical Journal has unraveled new research revealing how the makers of a cancer drug are blocking public access to a cheaper, […]