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|8/7/2013 - Big Pharma Wyeth will pay nearly a half-billion dollars in penalties to resolve criminal and civil liability arising from improper marketing of its prescription drug, Rapamune.
According to the Department of Justice, Wyeth - which was acquired by Pfizer, Inc., in 2009 - was illegally marketing the...|
|8/5/2013 - For years, the pharmaceutical industry has been searching for new ways to get its drugs to market faster and with fewer pre-approval testing and clinical trial requirements. And it appears that the industry has made significant headway with the 2012 passage of the Food and Drug Administration Safety...|
|8/2/2013 - The human body appears to have its own built-in safety mechanism for breaking down questionable pharmaceutical components and rendering them inactive. A recent study published in the journal Science reveals that gut flora, which naturally populate human intestines for digestive and immune system purposes,...|
|8/2/2013 - Because the company has been unable to develop a steady stream of new "blockbuster" drugs on its own, London-based pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has decided to expand its corporate reach by essentially merging itself with the publicly-funded academic realm. Reuters reports that AstraZeneca has made...|
|8/2/2013 - In today's current medical arena, the mass consumption of useless surgeries and medications is growing at alarming rates. A new study by Dr. Bruce Landon from the Harvard Medical School shows that many doctors today are ignoring back pain self care guidelines and are instead sending patients through...|
|7/29/2013 - The regulatory authority in India responsible for approving pharmaceutical drugs has obviously taken some cues from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as a new government report highlights some very serious corruption going on in that country. According to Reuters, the Central Drugs Standard...|
|7/28/2013 - These days, it's difficult to find examples of government doing anything that makes sense. That's all the more reason why a program embraced by New York City is newsworthy. Dubbed the "Fruit and Vegetables Prescription Program," it allows doctors to "prescribe" fresh fruit and vegetables to overweight...|
|7/22/2013 - Today I'm pleased to announce the launch of SCIENCE.naturalnews.com, a powerful new portal into the wealth of scientific literature that documents nutritional cures, toxic chemicals (including heavy metals), benefits of holistic therapies, the dangers of prescription medications and much more.
|7/19/2013 - In 2012, five pharmaceutical companies agreed to pay nearly $5.5 billion to settle allegations of fraud, including promotion of medicines for uses not approved by the FDA. The settlements represent the continued trend of record-breaking fines, settlements and lawsuits which have become a routine part...|
|7/10/2013 - You may want to think twice before taking any more generic copies of brand-name pharmaceutical drugs, thanks to a recent Supreme Court ruling that effectively eliminates manufacturer liability in injury cases resulting from negative side effects. In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court recently overturned...|
|7/2/2013 - The second most populated country in the world, India, has become a vicious battleground for competing interests within the pharmaceutical industry that are trying to gain control of the drug market. And one of the latest legal feuds has been initiated by U.S.-based drug giant Merck & Co., creator of...|
|7/2/2013 - Government bureaucracies use data mining techniques to keep track of almost anything nowadays. Government micromanagement of people's lives has become the norm. Control freaks in positions of power want to know everything about everybody, usually in order to "keep people safe" or to learn about population...|
|7/1/2013 - A significant percentage of the U.S. pork supply could soon get a little bit healthier, thanks to a recent game-changing policy shift by the world's largest pork producer and processor. Reports indicate that Smithfield Foods is gradually ditching the use of a controversial animal feed additive known...|
|7/1/2013 - The evidence continues to mount that Big Pharma is little more than a massive criminal enterprise designed to maximize profits at the expense of your health. This story is a continuation on that theme.
Thanks to investigative reporter Katherine Eban, we now know that one Indian drug manufacturer,...|
|6/28/2013 - Are you vitamin D deficient? Most people, living in the "modern" (indoor) world are deficient in this "sunshine" vitamin - which is actually an essential hormone for every facet of your life. In fact, a low vitamin D level in your blood is directly connected to a higher incidence of cancer, osteoporosis,...|
|6/26/2013 - Traditional African medicinal plants may contain naturally occurring compounds that effectively kill drug-resistant cancers, according to research conducted by Victor Keute of the University of Dschang in Cameroon and Thomas Efferth of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany.
"The active substances...|
|6/25/2013 - If you or someone you know has a child that has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), chances are the child is actually just fine. At least this is what the "father" of ADHD, Leon Eisenberg, would presumably say if he were still alive. On his death bed, this psychiatrist...|
|6/25/2013 - A popular injection-based drug for schizophrenia is under investigation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) following the recent deaths of two patients who were given the jab for their mental conditions. Reuters reports that extremely high levels of Eli Lilly and Co.'s Zyprexa Relprevv, a...|
|6/24/2013 - A new study by the Mayo Clinic has confirmed what Natural News has been reporting and warning for years: Americans are becoming ever more dependent on prescription drugs. According to the study, nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug and more than half take two.
|6/18/2013 - Drugs are harming and killing American children at an astounding rate these days - no, not "street" drugs like cocaine and ecstasy, but rather pharmaceutical drugs like statins and opioid painkillers. And a recent study found that these same pharmaceuticals, which are intended for adult use, are now...|
|6/8/2013 - "What do you do for a living?"
"I slap fictitious disease labels on people and poison their brains."
"Sounds good. We want you to examine a defendant and determine whether he was morally competent on a specific night a year ago."
"Piece of cake."
That's what we're dealing with now in the...|
|6/4/2013 - Drug giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J), whose pharmaceutical and medical device products have been implicated in dozens of major recalls throughout the past several years, has announced it will seek approvals from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for 11 new drugs by the year 2017. And one of...|
|6/2/2013 - A popular skin cancer drug that researchers last year claimed might aid in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease has been exposed as a complete and total hoax. As reported by ChicagoTribune.com, bexarotene does not appear to pass the authenticity test after all, as recent follow-up studies to the original...|
|5/29/2013 - The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, (DSM-5) is coming under scrutiny.
Thomas Insel, The director of the US National Institute of Mental Health, is questioning the manual's validity, pressing scholars and scientists to shift away from the manual's current...|
|5/21/2013 - The list of antidepressants that can cause sudden death is growing exponentially, with citalopram - under the brand names Celexa and Cipramil - the latest such drug to be added, according to a new study.
The research, published recently in the British Medical Journal, revealed that the drug tends...|
|5/17/2013 - Health Canada has issued warnings to the general public and to healthcare professionals that the cancer treatment drug Avastin has been linked to necrotizing fasciitis, an infection commonly known as flesh-eating disease.
The manufacturer of Avastin, Hoffman-La Roche Ltd., has identified 52 serious...|
|5/16/2013 - Concerned about continued profit losses from competitors and online counterfeiters, drug giant Pfizer Inc. has decided to begin selling its infamous erectile dysfunction drug Viagra online directly to men with a prescription. According to the Associated Press (AP), this marks the first time that a drug...|
|5/13/2013 - A new form of migraine therapy has been approved by the FDA. This migraine intervention comes in the form of a patch, either wrapped around the upper arm or thigh. This patch, which includes a small computer chip, sends out electrical signals into the skin over a four-hour period, distributing a drug...|
|5/13/2013 - In a recent speech in Mexico City, US President Barack Obama, gave Mexico his take on the escalating gun violence, lying straight to the crowd's face:
"We understand that the root cause of violence that's been happening here in Mexico for which so many Mexicans have suffered is the demand for illegal...|
|5/7/2013 - These days, we are witnessing an acceleration in the use of psychiatry to target Americans, to label them as dangerous, to take away guns they own, to blame gun violence in the US on mentally ill people.
It's a winning strategy, because most Americans don't have a clue about the way psychiatry actually...|
|5/5/2013 - There are several reasons why the medical cartel is too big to fail: the enormous amount of money at stake; its aim to control populations.
In this article, I want to examine a related reason.
Suppose it was discovered that thousands of bridges around the US were in imminent danger of collapsing?...|
|5/1/2013 - A lawsuit originally filed by a former employee-turned-whistleblower of pharmaceutical giant Novartis is gaining new momentum following the announcement that the federal government has now joined on as a plaintiff. According to the suit, Novartis has committed numerous crimes over the years, including...|
|5/1/2013 - A new national survey has been released, highlighting startling new trends in teen prescription drug abuse. The Partnership at Drugfree.org and MetLife Foundation are confirming that one in four teens now abuse or misuse a prescription drug at least once in their lifetime. These results suggest a 33...|
|4/25/2013 - The FDA has recently approved Johnson and Johnson's new type 2 diabetes drug Invokana. This drug, although deemed safe by the government, has been found to cause debilitating side effects including Candida yeast infections and a host of unlabeled risks.
An advisory panel of 15 approves drugs for...|
|4/23/2013 - When a series of explosions went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Cross Country Coach Ali Stevenson, recalls several police officials saying "Do not worry, it's just a training exercise." Stevenson noticed bomb sniffing dogs before the race began. He also saw police spotters on roofs -...|
|4/23/2013 - Side Effects is a fictional film starring the likes of Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones, directed by Steven Soderbergh, that looks at the possible side effects of prescription psychiatric drugs on the mind and human actions.
According to screenwriter Scott Z. Burns, Side Effects had its origin about...|
|4/17/2013 - Just because your doctor prescribes it does not necessarily mean it is safe for you to take. Many popular prescription drugs, it turns out, come with the potential for serious side effects, including everything from short-term nausea and headaches to chronic inflammatory myopathy and heart disease --...|
|4/16/2013 - Researchers from Imperial College London in the U.K. have made some fascinating discoveries about so-called "magic" mushrooms, and their potential use as an all-natural, drug-free treatment for depression. But oppressive drug laws in the European country are making it extremely difficult for such research...|
|4/16/2013 - As I predicted in my blogs on Naturalnews.com and on my website, the left and the right have indeed found common ground in wanting to increase the power of psychiatry and the mental health establishment with the goal of preventing gun massacres. But as I've also warned in my reports, psychiatrists have...|
|4/11/2013 - Imagine a world where all the vitamins, minerals, herbs, extracts, compounds, powders, and probiotics that are so freely available at any health food store and at many grocery stores were suddenly made illegal so they could be turned into pharmaceutical drugs. Such a world might seem like some kind...|
|4/10/2013 - As if mental health patients are not already taking enough pharmaceuticals, a group of scientists from the U.K. recently published a study chastising the mental health profession for allegedly "under-medicating" those with mental illnesses. According to the outrageous study, which was published in the...|
|4/5/2013 - Once again the alternative press is proven correct with the assertion that the No. 1 cause of violent shootings is mind-altering psychiatric drugs. New information has been released about the prescription drugs being taken by James Holmes, the mind-controlled Aurora Colorado "Batman" movie theater shooter,...|
|4/5/2013 - In 2006 WorldNetDaily reported that Mexican military units affiliated with Mexican drug gangs were threatening American law enforcement personnel with incursions into the United States and even placing bounties on their heads as a means of intimidating them (www.wnd.com/2006/02/34627/0.)
At the time,...|
|4/5/2013 - Hollywood has taken an unanticipated, but obviously appropriate, interest in the subject of antidepressant drugs in the new psychological "thriller-neo-noir" film Side Effects, which is currently making the rounds in theaters nationwide. Like the name portends, Side Effects draws attention to the real-life...|
|4/4/2013 - Drug companies are not in the business of health. They are in the business of marketing disease then offering their patented, overpriced chemical medications as a "treatment" for disease.
But their treatments never cure the disease. They only "manage" it, leading to a lifetime of medication dependence...|
|4/3/2013 - Thirty years ago, Nancy Reagan launched her version of the war on drugs: "just say no."
She campaigned on that slogan all over America.
She was lampooned as an idiot.
Now, some researchers estimate that 60% of the Mexican economy would crash if the drug business disappeared there. We have US...|
|4/2/2013 - The following is a republishing of an important article written by Dan Roberts from AmmoLand.com. It reveals the real truth about mass shootings that bureaucrats and lawmakers are choosing to sweep under the rug: psychiatric drugs. If you want to know the real reason why mass shootings are taking place,...|
|3/31/2013 - Despite its massive $5 billion annual budget, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is failing miserably at keeping tabs on the full extent of harmful side effects caused by FDA-approved pharmaceutical drugs, according to a new study. A cohort of researchers from Microsoft, Stanford University,...|
|3/30/2013 - If you took an antibiotic every day, your body would build up immunity to it, and the antibiotics would no longer work. Just the same, if you were to use drugs, like cocaine or heroine every day, your body would break down, leading your heart and cleansing organs to overwork in order to filter out the...|
|3/28/2013 - Oligosaccharides from apples killed up to 46 percent of human colon cancer cells in vitro, and outperformed the most commonly used chemo drug by a wide margin at every dose level tested. And unlike toxic chemo drugs, oligosaccharides are natural, health-promoting compounds widely present in fruits and...|
|3/26/2013 - Tuberculosis (TB) was declared nothing less than a world-wide health emergency by the World Health Organization 20 years ago. If you haven't heard much about the threat of that disease lately, does it mean modern medicine has it under control? Far from it.
In fact, a group of international health...|
|3/19/2013 - First it was millions of servings of long-term storable food. Then it was billions of rounds of high-powered ammunition and thousands of tank-like armored vehicles. Now the occupying powers of the U.S. federal government are stockpiling millions of doses of smallpox medication in alleged preparation...|
|3/19/2013 - In 2002, author Martin Lee wrote an article for Common Dreams: "Truth Serum and Torture."
It could have been written yesterday, because now a Colorado judge has stated that, if James Holmes pleads not guilty by reason of insanity to the Aurora murders, state psychiatrists can subject him to drugs...|
|3/13/2013 - The extract of an edible red seaweed was found to be 27 percent more effective than standard chemo in shrinking breast tumors in rats while showing much less toxicity to liver and kidneys, and even improving the rats' antioxidant status in both blood and tissues.
Eucheuma cottoni - A potential natural...|
|3/11/2013 - While globalists like Bill Gates are feverishly working on ways to reduce human population through vaccines, GMOs and abortions, an even more effective population killer is now emerging: drug-resistant strains of "gram-negative" bacteria: Superbugs.
The global abuse of antibiotics and the rise of...|
|3/10/2013 - Watching television commercials funded by Big Pharma to promote statin drugs could injure your health. Sound crazy? Read on.
A new study by Dr. Jeff Niederdeppe from Cornell University and colleagues concludes that TV ads appear to drive over-diagnosis of high cholesterol and over-treatment with...|
|3/10/2013 - For several reasons, a stigma has been placed on scientific research which has caused many people to become quite skeptical and cynical of what is being produced and published. Much of the reluctance to embrace contemporary research findings has stemmed from Ioannidis' 2005 article, "Why Most Published...|
|3/8/2013 - What does virtually every multinational corporation adore? Answer: A monopoly on its products. Less or no competition, you see, means higher profits and without regard to consumers' pocketbooks.
That might be one reason to explain why German Big Pharma corporation Bayer has said it will challenge...|
|3/7/2013 - The pharmaceutical drug cartel has a pretty good gig going for itself in America today. And the formula is always the same -- break the law to reap billions of dollars in profits, and share a few million of the spoils with the federal government after getting caught. This is the wholly corrupt scenario...|
|3/5/2013 - A new "miracle" drug for the treatment of multiple sclerosis turns out to have been stolen ("derived") from cordyceps mushrooms. The drug is called Gilenya and it's being sold in the USA by Novartis AG -- at the monopolistic price of $4,000 / month per person.
The drug is projected to be a blockbuster...|
|2/27/2013 - Over the past 16 years, the rate of drug overdose from prescription opioid drugs skyrocketed seven-fold in New York City. In fact, researchers from Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health call it nothing less than an "epidemic."
Who are the people in New York overdosing on drugs like Oxycontin?...|
|2/27/2013 - Did you hear anything at the recent inauguration about nutrition, natural cures or disease prevention? Did anyone hear ANY WORDS at all during the presidential campaign about the importance of organic food? No, that's because there was a complete blackout on nutrition. You should be asking yourself...|
|2/27/2013 - In a classic example of an anti-free-market collapse, fifty pharmaceutical companies are now halting supplies of drug medicines to the nation of Greece, causing severe shortages of over 200 popular pharmaceutical medicines there. Pfizer, Roche, GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi and many other have all reportedly...|
|2/24/2013 - Nightmares, out-of-control aggressive behavior, extreme sadness and passivity, confusion, hallucinations, mania, brain damage, suicide, homicide---these are just a few central effects of psychiatric drugs.
Read the staggering statistics reported by Robert Whitaker, the author of Mad in America: "The...|
|2/24/2013 - A new study has provided a sobering, if not shameful, statistic that ought to be a wake-up call for lawmakers and public health policymakers all around the country: one in 25 teenagers in the United States attempts to commit suicide, a fact that is increasingly being blamed on psychotropic drugs which...|
|2/22/2013 2:04:56 PM - Merck scientists have introduced an FDA approved drug to the meat industry - Zilmax. This drug bulks up cattle in the last few weeks of their lives, bringing in more revenue for feedlot owners. Four major meat companies now use Zilmax, including Tyson Foods, JBS SA, Cargill, and National Beef Packing...|
|2/21/2013 - Doctors are still widely prescribing a popular class of sleep and anxiety drugs to the very populations most likely to suffer lethal side effects, according to a study conducted by researchers from St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto and published in the journal Drugs and Aging.
"Patients need to hear...|
|2/18/2013 - If you are reading this, you are guilty of felony possession of a Schedule I controlled substance.
This is not a joke.
You, like everyone else who is alive and breathing, can be arrested right now by the U.S. federal government, charged with felony possession, then proven "guilty" of that possession...|
|2/9/2013 - Breast cancer survivors in online message boards complain regularly about the side effects associated with post-treatment (adjuvant) therapies, and often confess that they are considering ceasing their treatment, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and published...|
|2/4/2013 - When the Super Bowl has concluded, many football fans will start to experience some of the same physiological withdrawal symptoms that drug addicts feel when deprived, according to Dr. Angelos Halaris of Loyola University Medical Center.
The withdrawal effects come not from the game itself, but from...|
|2/2/2013 - A federal advisory panel whose purpose it is to guide the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in establishing drug labeling and marketing policy has urged the agency to step up its labeling requirements for the popular painkiller Vicodin (hydrocodone) following a trail of dead patients. According...|
|2/1/2013 - Under Obamacare, American families are forced to buy conventional health insurance that primarily benefits the pharmaceutical industry. By 2016 -- just three years from now -- the cheapest health insurance plan available will cost a typical American family $20,000 a year, the IRS has now announced.
|1/31/2013 - Although prescription drug abuse among both children and adults now rivals illegal street drugs in both prevalence and lethality, most parents are not particularly concerned about such abuse among children and teenagers, according to the most recent University of Michigan Mott Children's Hospital National...|
|1/29/2013 - To understand even a little bit about real psychiatry, versus the false picture, you have to know that someone running around the streets naked and screaming has nothing to do with a mental disorder.
If you can't grasp that, you'll always have a lingering sense that psychiatry is on the right track....|
|1/22/2013 - Nearly 40 percent of all physicians regularly give in to patient requests to prescribe a brand-name drug, even when an equally effective generic substitute is available, according to a survey conducted by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital and published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine...|
|1/17/2013 - If you or someone you know suffers from hepatitis C, you may want to think twice about succumbing to conventional drug treatment options, which could end up resulting in unexpected death. As reported by Army Times and others, Incivek (telaprevir), a popular drug used to treat hepatitis C, has been implicated...|
|1/16/2013 - If only I could lobotomize myself with a large vehicle battery, a bottle of Jack Daniels and a pair of heavy duty jumper cables, I might be able to cognitively function at the same convoluted level as the radical left. Over the last decade or so, the radical left has reminded us again and again that...|
|1/13/2013 1:51:45 PM - For the first time ever, and for a brief moment in time, two knowledgeable and highly credentialed public figures have commented on the fact that psychiatric medications cause violence and must be considered suspect in the case of the Newtown shooter. But then, as if it never happened, and as if psychiatric...|
|1/13/2013 - The best way to depict what's going on in America is through a letter from the head of the Sinaloa Drug Cartel, to President Obama.
In case people are ready to assume this letter is real, it isn't, but the spirit of it is very true and very real:
Dear President Obama,
Let me begin by saying...|
|1/13/2013 - Greedily clawing for new ways to generate as much profit as logistically possible, the pharmaceutical industry has taken a renewed interest in developing novel drugs for so-called "orphan" diseases, or extremely rare health conditions that affect only a miniscule percentage of the overall population....|
|1/10/2013 - What you are about to read is astonishing. I'm not even sure what's the right conclusion to draw from it. But here's what we know so far:
John Noveske is one of the most celebrated battle rifle manufacturers in America. His rifles, found at www.NoveskeRifleworks.com are widely recognized as some...|
|1/8/2013 - I wrote the following article almost 40 years ago in my third year of medical school. It was published in The Tupper Times, Dalhousie Medical School, December 1976. I think the only reason I wasn't kicked out of med school was because nobody was around for the Christmas holidays when it was published!
|1/7/2013 - All Americans who have been prescribed psychiatric medications could be denied their constitutional rights under gun control legislation expected to be introduced into the U.S. Senate on January 22nd. Although the actual text of the bill is not yet available to the public, the heavy emphasis on "mental...|
|1/5/2013 - Your friendly neighborhood psychiatrist is not above making new year's resolutions. After all, he needs to improve himself just like the rest of us. Here are the likely top ten!
1. Try not to commit suicideResearch suggests psychiatrists have a higher suicide rate than the general public,...
|1/4/2013 - "Physicians and parents should be aware that both overeating and binge eating are quite common in adolescents, and these problems put them at risk for other problems, such as drug use", says Kendrin Sonneville, doctor at Boston Children's Hospital.
Kids who overeat are more likely to try drugsA recent...|
|1/3/2013 - A representative from the Ireland-based biopharmaceutical company Jazz Pharmaceuticals who was previously convicted of illegally marketing prescription drugs for off-label uses has been vindicated after a federal appeals court ruled the illicit marketing to be nothing more than simple "free speech."...|
|1/2/2013 - I have to begin this article with a bow in the direction of a remarkable site, SSRI stories. There you will find a huge assembly of media articles documenting the death and destruction wrought by psychiatric drugs. In particular, read the index:
It previews the...|
|1/2/2013 - What's going on in the land Down Under? It seems that, more and more, one of the world's enduring democracies is becoming more like Castro's Cuba or Hugo Chavez's Venezuela, especially where medical rights are concerned.
According to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), the mental health...|
|12/24/2012 - We now know that the Newtown school shooter was taking psychiatric drugs and was being "treated" by a psychiatrist. The link between psychiatric drugs and violent behavior in young male adults is well established: psych drugs cause suicidal behavior, violent outbursts and a feeling of "detachment" from...|
|12/24/2012 - Whether it's because most members of the mainstream media are simply oblivious to the effects of psychotropic drugs, whether it's a biased political agenda, laziness or a combination of all of those elements, you will be hard-pressed to find many journalists who dare to link the dangers of these medications...|
|12/24/2012 - A widely used heart drug actually increases the risk of death in patients with the very condition it is most commonly used to treat, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Kentucky and published in the European Heart Journal.
Digoxin, extracted from the foxglove plant,...|
|12/24/2012 - Jacob Roberts, the Oregon mall shooter, and the shooter(s) at the Connecticut elementary school, share a common trait: they committed irrational and inexplicable murders.
This may seem like an obvious fact, but it holds the key to understanding what is going on. You don't look for an ordinary motive....|
|12/20/2012 - Even as President Obama searches for a way to take away your right of self-defense in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, guns his own administration let "walk" across the border into the hands of Mexican drug gangs continue to show up at crime scenes both north and south of the border.
|12/18/2012 - What if a test of thinking abilities used to analyze whether Big Pharma drugs can help slow or treat Alzheimer's weren't actually accurate? And what if researchers had been relying on this screwed up test for decade upon decade? As amazing as it sounds, that appears to be the case.
Research led by...|
|12/18/2012 - It is one of the most popular medications available for people with severe acne. But Roaccutane (isotretinoin), also known as Accutane in the U.S., is being increasingly linked to causing depression, suicidal tendencies, and even sexual identity confusion among people who take it. And this connection...|
|12/13/2012 - The next time you reach for the bacon, ham, pork chops or pork steaks, you may want to rethink your dining choice: A majority of samples of "the other white meat" that were obtained in a recent study contained bacteria, potentially deadly drugs or a combination of both.
According to Consumer Reports,...|
|12/13/2012 - Didier Jambart, a 52-year-old husband and father of two from Nantes, France, first began his downward spiral into a life of uncontrollable addiction after he started taking drugs back in 2003. But the particular drug that triggered his inexplicable bout of sexual deviancy and out-of-control gambling,...|
|12/13/2012 - The popular weight loss drug orlistat, marketed under names including Alli and Xenical, is highly toxic to the kidneys and liver, and may interact dangerously with other drugs, according to a study conducted by a researcher from the University of Rhode Island and funded by the National Institutes of...|
|12/12/2012 - Even while manufacturers of nutritional supplements remain effectively gagged when it comes to promoting the truthful health benefits of their own products, a recent federal appeals court decision appears to give a free pass to pharmaceutical representatives peddling prescription drugs for "off-label"...|
|12/5/2012 - For the second time in fewer than four months, India-based drug giant Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. has issued a formal recall on its drug atorvastatin calcium, which is a generic version of the popular cholesterol drug Lipitor. According to reports, the company, which has been the subject of U.S. Food...|
|12/4/2012 - Here's another blow to the idea that doctors and scientists are only using their research findings to help patients. It turns out there's a way to make money off drug research that doesn't even involve marketing the drugs. Although it's illegal, it's obviously a tempting way for some greedy folks unencumbered...|
|12/1/2012 - A prison inmate claims Holmes confessed he was a mind-controlled assassin. Paul Watson, writing at Infowars, covers the story:
There are three roads that can lead to hugely inconvenient truth about Holmes.
One: he was set up and subjected to mind control, after which...|
|12/1/2012 - Modern psychiatry is based on the premise that there is something wrong with almost everybody. But when it comes to dependence, psychiatry takes a distinct back seat to big government.
Psychiatry and big-government actually share a bed. They both need dependents; otherwise, they'd fade away. In this...|
|11/29/2012 - Likely empowered by a U.S. administration that favors the kind of nanny state politics a ruling global entity would no doubt embrace, the head of the United Nations' International Narcotics Control Board feels comfortable telling federal officials they should move to challenge measures in Colorado and...|
|11/26/2012 - Patients taking one of the most frequently taken statin drugs may be told that their dosages will have to be cut following a report that recognizes they may have side effects worse than the diseases they treat. Statins are normally taken to ward off heart disease. However, when mixed with other medicines...|
|11/26/2012 - Below, I present a lengthy case history as an illustration of a medical system no longer serving the public as it ignores the amazing properties of magnesium that could revolutionize health care. It was sent to me as a testimonial to the miracle-working powers of magnesium.
As Albert Einstein said,...|
|11/24/2012 - In just 20 years' time, the number of prescriptions written for pharmaceutical drugs in the U.S. has skyrocketed more than six-fold, which has consequently driven up demand for urine drug testing services by doctors trying to monitor their patients' drug intake habits. But with this boom in the urine...|
|11/12/2012 - Whilst doctors whine on about the dangers of alternative medicine, they has admitted that trials of major drugs are only carried out on men. This has led to up to one million women being admitted to hospitals every year with side effects from nausea and high blood pressure, to life threatening conditions....|
|11/8/2012 - Cardiology researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute say they've found startling evidence that millions of Americans with coronary artery disease are at increased risk for serious problems like uncontrolled bleeding or developing blood clots. The reason? The drugs they are taking...|
|11/3/2012 - Rarely do I get outraged. After working in the pharmaceutical industry for more than a decade and then becoming a whistleblower/activist/journalist, it is difficult to surprise or shock me. I am accustomed to clearly "seeing" the horrors that others refuse to acknowledge while remaining snug in their...|
|11/1/2012 - Big Pharma wants pregnant women to take prescription drugs, vaccine shots and even chemotherapy. It's the latest insanity from an industry that kills more Americans ever year than died in the entire Vietnam War. And the latest science reveals that antidepressant use during pregnancy is causing babies...|
|10/28/2012 - Before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves a new drug, pharmaceutical companies have to demonstrate through drug trials on humans that their drugs are, supposedly, safe. Unfortunately, many of these tested-on-human-guinea-pigs medications turn out to have serious side effects that aren't...|
|10/28/2012 - There are some 68 million people in the U.S. who are diagnosed with either high blood pressure or mild - stage 1 hypertension. The blood pressure numbers used to diagnose these two conditions are systolic (top number) value of 140-159 and diastolic (bottom number) value of 90-99. This latest review...|
|10/27/2012 - The clear distinction between what defines a food versus a drug appears to be blurring, as beverage giant Coca-Cola has announced that it is teaming up with French drug maker Sanofi to release a new beauty-enhancing drink line known as "Beautific Oenobiol." According to reports, the nutritional product...|
|10/18/2012 - Thousands of British patients suffering from the devastating chronic inflammatory disease known as multiple sclerosis (MS) now have one fewer conventional treatment option at their disposal thanks to the merciless greed of the Sanofi-owned pharmaceutical giant Genzyme. The U.K.'s Independent reports...|
|10/17/2012 - What Went Wrong is not a question, it's a statement of fact in the raging war between alternative cancer therapies and allopathic medicine's standard of cancer care with drugs, chemo and surgery. I added the word Again, because these battles have happened countless times and have cost countless lives.
|10/11/2012 - It's the latest thing. Psychiatrists are now giving children in poor neighborhoods Adderall, a dangerous stimulant, by making false diagnoses of ADHD, or no diagnoses at all. Their aim? To "promote social justice," to improve academic performance in school.
The rationale is, the drugged kids will...|
|10/9/2012 - There is probably no more dreaded illness associated with getting older than Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other forms of dementia - and the number of people with this identity-destroying, mind-robbing horror is growing. The increase is mostly blamed on the aging population but that doesn't explain why...|
|10/5/2012 - "I messed up bad."
That's what Annie Dookhan, a former Massachusetts state chemist at the heart of a state drug lab scandal, told investigators when they discovered what she had done.
It could be the understatement of the year.
Dookhan has admitted she improperly removed evidence from storage,...|
|9/30/2012 - Do you know anyone taking prescription drugs regularly? The odds are great you do, and what's more, they probably aren't taking just one. They are probably also taking drugs they don't need - and that could even be negatively impacting their health - because their doctors are too quick to fall under...|
|9/30/2012 - Medications are nutrition. That's essentially the rationale behind a couple of Big Pharma corporations' decision to give a failed Alzheimer's drug a second chance.
In early August, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson said they were ending large-scale clinical trials of their experimental drug bapineuzumab...|
|9/27/2012 - Many medical professionals and members of the general public are losing faith in the credibility of the clinical trial and drug approval process, and rightfully so in light of all the corporate corruption and criminal behavior that has recently come to light. Two new papers published in the New England...|
|9/24/2012 - According to a new report from Brandeis University, prescription painkillers -- opioid or narcotic pain relievers like Vicodin (hydrocodone), OxyContin (oxycodone), Opana (oxymorphone), and methadone -- are now responsible for more fatal overdoses in the U.S. than heroin and cocaine combined.
|9/24/2012 - In Chicago, Mexican Sinaloa drug-cartel member, Jesus Vicente Zambada Niebla, sits in prison.
He's waiting for his October trial to begin, after three years of delays. DEA agents arrested him in Mexico City in 2009, on drug-trafficking charges.
Why all the postponements? US national security issues...|
|9/21/2012 - Big Pharma drug reps were once a fixture in doctor's offices and hospitals but their influence on American doctors has waned significantly over the past decade. More and more physicians eschew face-to-face contact with drug reps in favor of seeking information about new medications online through pharma-sponsored...|
|9/18/2012 - Medical News Today reports that, in 2011, there was a modest uptick in the number of prescriptions written in the US.
The increase brought the total to: 4.02 billion.
Yes, in 2011, doctors wrote 4.02 billion prescriptions for drugs in America.
That's an average of roughly 13 prescriptions for...|
|9/16/2012 - Know anyone taking prescription drugs? The odds are enormous you do. And it's likely they are taking drugs they don't need because their doctors are too quick to fall under the influence of Big Pharma's aggressive drug sales reps.
Consider these statistics: almost half of all Americans are currently...|
|9/14/2012 - Advertisement is a tried and true method of selling certain product, and advertisement companies have a distinct knack for pinpointing the most effective techniques to turn a profit. From the 1950s to the 1970s, tobacco advertising was a booming industry. Since the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act...|
|9/13/2012 - Victims of a morning sickness drug that was on the market for just a few years back in the late 1950s before being quickly recalled for its deadly side-effects are outraged after the drug's maker recently issued a formal apology for the tragedies caused by the drug, but failed to offer the drug's victims...|
|9/11/2012 - A doctor at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) in Silver Spring, Maryland, the same locale where the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) coordinates its own tyrannous operations, has been awarded a $5 million grant to complete the development of a combination "anti-heroin" and human...|
|9/10/2012 - It has been more than 50 years now since German drug giant Grunenthal unleashed for medical use the infamous horror drug known as thalidomide in 1957. The controversial morning sickness medication was quickly withdrawn worldwide in 1961 after it was discovered that thousands of babies whose mothers...|
|9/4/2012 - Remember thalidomide, developed for morning sickness and prescribed to pregnant women in the 1950s and 1960s? The aftermath of this Big Pharma fiasco left around 10,000 reported babies born with malformed limbs and missing arms or legs. Victims of thalidomide defects said that a recent apology from...|
|9/3/2012 - The medical cartel, one of a handful of evolving super-cartels that strive for more power every day, is rife with so much fraud it's astounding. In the psychiatric arena, for example, an open secret has been bleeding out into public consciousness for the past ten years.
THERE ARE NO DEFINITIVE LABORATORY...|
|9/1/2012 - Glaxo, Merck, and Pfizer, three giant drug companies, are under the gun. Glaxo has just paid a $3 billion fine for bribery, fabricating drug-safety data, and fraud. Merck has been caught inventing data to give the impression its mumps vaccine is effective. Pfizer is being attacked for conspiring to...|
|8/31/2012 - In yet another blow to the claimed benefits of statin drugs, newly published research has found that statin drug use leads to accelerated coronary artery and aortic artery calcification, both of which greatly contribute to cardiovascular disease and mortality. The new study comes on top of findings...|
|8/30/2012 - The age of antibiotics is over. It's history. There are no more patented chemical antibiotics in the pipeline. The drug companies have all but abandoned antibiotics research, leaving humanity to suffer the fate of a wave of drug-resistant bacteria -- superbugs -- that the drug companies actually helped...|
|8/29/2012 - Mitt Romney and Barack Obama have done everything they can to bring more people into the US medical system. Radically changing that system has never occurred to these two clueless politicians.
Like much of America, they accept the cliches and slogans about American medicine. "It's the best in the...|
|8/28/2012 11:32:43 PM - Before getting into this there is a definite given that must be understood.
When an idealistic and caring individual embarks upon his/her medical training and enters medical school he/she is totally unaware of the fact that the curriculum they will study has been funded by Big Pharma. So, from the...|
|8/28/2012 - In the wake of the Batman murders, there is much speculation about what psychiatric drugs James Holmes may have been taking. People are realizing, as never before, the power of these drugs to cause homicidal behavior and damage the brain.
In the case of the Marine, Brandon Raub, the "Facebook thought...|
|8/27/2012 - As a medical investigative reporter for the past 30 years, I've found facts and connected dots. I've discovered that reporters in the mainstream are opposed to connecting dots. They won't go there. They know they'll be rejected by their editors and, if they persist, they'll be demoted or fired. That's...|
|8/25/2012 - Jeffrey Johnson, a disgruntled ex-employee of a Manhattan company, Hazan Imports, is accused of killing a former co-worker before engaging police in a shootout that left two people dead and nine wounded at the Empire State Building.
In assessing possible reasons for the attack, police and FBI will...|
|8/24/2012 - The parents of a South Dakota teen who committed suicide while taking the drug Cymbalta, an antidepressant, can sue the pharmaceutical manufacturer for failing to warn about the risks, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.
According to reports, 16-year-old Peter Schilf died of a self-inflicted...|
|8/23/2012 - Once again, Big Pharma seems to be putting profits over patients, this time in a scheme to prevent cheaper generic drug alternatives from hitting the market sooner. Only this time, the Leviathan is on the side of we, the people.
In a friend-of-the-court (amicus) brief, the Federal Trade Commission...|
|8/23/2012 - Antidepressants are the most prescribed (often overprescribed) medication in the United States. But, contrary to popular belief - taking Zoloft, Prozac and Lexapro (to name a few) can be very dangerous to your health. These selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI's) can cause physical pain, involuntary...|
|8/22/2012 - Obesity is a leading health problem in the U.S. with nearly two thirds of all adults either being obese or overweight. In an effort to profit from this crisis, two new weight loss therapies "Qysmia" (formerly known as Qnexa) produced by Vivus Pharmaceuticals and "Belviq" (Lorcaserin) manufactured by...|
|8/20/2012 2:03:43 PM - The seemingly coordinated assault on your right to purchase and utilize all-natural products is ongoing, this time involving a pair of grandmothers who have, unbelievably, been accused of being drug dealers.
Here's the story.
As their business, Shepard's Heart, grew, Pat Showalter and Celeste...|
|8/20/2012 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which has been explicitly tasked under the law with overseeing the safety of food, drugs, and medical devices for the purpose of protecting the American people, has officially been exposed for engaging in a massive, agency-wide criminal spying operation that...|
|8/20/2012 - Our children are being prescribed anti-psychotic drugs at an increasing rate and at ever younger ages. Often the drugs, which are now being prescribed for children as young as under one-year-old, are being prescribed for off-label uses other than what the FDA approved the drugs for.
Perhaps it is...|
|8/20/2012 - There have been a number of high publicity controversies over the past 50 years that have cost the drug industry and the health industry dearly. How have these industries dealt with this? Whilst some doctors, researchers and health professionals have attempted to improve care, eliminate mistakes and...|
|8/15/2012 4:05:17 PM - When we look at the root of the drug and alcohol problems in the affluent Western nations, frustration and misery always rise to the surface. Yet, most people in the world find that hard to believe.
After all, the people in the Western countries are so much wealthier and have such full facility to...|
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|8/15/2012 - Prozac. Cialis. Cymbalta. If you have a television or read magazines, you've heard of their drugs. Eli Lilly, out of Indiana, makes billions of dollars every year off the sale of their patented chemicals, which are used to suppress the symptoms of disease in the human body. Founded by a chemist in the...|
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