Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: pharmaceutical drugs

Has the Era of Gene Therapy Finally Arrived?

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From Scientific American: The FDA has announced its approval of Kymriah, the first gene therapy in the U.S. However, gene therapy remains far from fulfilling...

“When Meth Was an Antidepressant”

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The Atlantic compares the use of meth as a “top-line antidepressant” in the 1930s to the 1950s to debates over the use of medicinal marijuana today. “It’s an example of how pharmaceuticals, at their core, are drugs. They’re chemicals that were mixed together and believed to be beneficial to humanity, until they weren't.”

Throwback Thursday: The Daily Show on the Pharmaceutical Drug Epidemic

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On The Daily Show, Michael Che interviews MIA contributor Peter Gøtzsche and discovers that pharmaceutical companies and drug cartels have more in common than one might think.