Monday, January 30, 2023

Tag: pharmaceutical companies corruption

The Latest “Breakthrough Therapy”: Expensive New Drugs for Tardive Dyskinesia

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The increased prescribing of antipsychotics, which frequently cause a brain injury that manifests as tardive dyskinesia, has provided pharmaceutical companies with a lucrative new market opportunity.

Professional Mental Health Leaders: Experts in Humanity or in Marketing?

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A lot of people, perhaps especially Americans, like a quick fix. Unfortunately, for those of us who get the “help” of the mental health system, the results can be disastrous.

After-the-fact Pharma Payments to FDA Advisers Spark Ethical Concerns

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From Science: "Brilinta fits a pattern of what might be called pay-later conflicts of interest, which have gone largely unnoticed—and entirely unpoliced. In examining...

Lansley Joins Roche in Latest Example of ‘Revolving Door’

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The BMJ reports that renewed concerns about the “revolving door” between government and industry have been sparked by the health minister of England’s decision to join to drug company Roche.