WHO and the pandemic flu “conspiracies” – The BMJ and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism report that was covered up

Conflicts of Interest – A joint investigation by the BMJ and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has uncovered evidence that raises troubling questions about how WHO managed conflicts of interest among the scientists who advised its pandemic planning – The secrecy of the committee is also fuelling conspiracy theories, particularly around the activation of dormant…

Video Health Research Report 27 JAN 2014

Topics: Mouthwash is a Disaster for health Raises Blood Pressure and Stroke Risk * Journal of Free Radical Biology and Medicine JAN 2014 Fever Reducing Medications increase virus activity/load and transmission * Proceedings of Royal Society B Today JAN 2014 Medical Treatments now 3rd leading cause of death in developed nations * New Scientist Jan…

The Psychiatric Drug Crisis / 20% of Americans now regularly take mind-altering drugs prescribed by their doctors

Posted by Gary  Greenberg     It’s been just over twenty-five years since Prozac came to market, and more  than twenty per cent of Americans now regularly take mind-altering drugs  prescribed by their doctors. Almost as familiar as brands like Zoloft and  Lexapro is the worry about what it means that the daily routine in…

GSK China bribery co-ordinated at company level, says Xinhua

GSK investigation shows alleged bribery of doctors in China co-ordinated by British company, says Xinhua Tuesday, 03 September, 2013, 4:45pm Reuters in Shanghai GSK has said some of its senior Chinese executives appear to have broken the law, and that it has zero tolerance for bribery. Photo: Reuters A Chinese police investigation into drug maker…

Chinese police allege Glaxo sales reps trained to offer sexual bribes

Chinese police have released new details of GlaxoSmithKline’s alleged crimes in China, claiming that sales representatives were given “clear directives” to offer bribes to doctors and were trained to cater “to their pleasures.” Xinhua reported that a woman, named as Ms Wang, said she would even go so far as fulfilling some doctors’ “sexual desires”…

GlaxoSmithKline finance head banned from leaving China

The BBC’s Martin Patience in Beijing: “Business leaders say foreign companies operating in China have never faced a tougher time” Related Stories China media: GSK case Chinese GSK executive ‘confesses’ Peston: GSK’s Chinese lesson Chinese authorities looking into alleged bribery by GlaxoSmithKline have banned the UK drugmaker’s British head of finance from leaving China. The…

‘Medical stocks are down by 90 percent’: Greece accuses pharma giants of slashing imports

Published time: February 28, 2013 01:36                                                                             AFP Photo / Louisa Gouliamaki The Greek government has reportedly accused 50 leading pharmaceutical companies of cutting off supplies of key medications to the country, sparking a run on pharmacies. Drug companies say the cheap medicines they supply merely get re-exported at a profit. Pfizer, Roche, GSK and…

Increased risk of sleep disorder in children who received swine flu vaccine : Up to 16-fold increased risk

Contact: Emma Dickinson edickinson@bmjgroup.com 44-020-738-36529 BMJ-British Medical Journal Results consistent with findings from Finland and Sweden, but may still be overestimated The results are consistent with previous studies from Finland and Sweden and indicate that the association is not confined to Scandinavian populations. However, the authors stress that the risk may still be overestimated, and…

Study finds that ‘Big Pharma’ fails at self-policing ED drug advertising: Sex, lies and television?

“The mechanism set up by PhRMA for consumers to make complaints does not function: the FAX machine is typically not connected and complaints go unanswered.”   Contact: Buffie Stephens buffiestephens@uncc.edu 704-687-5830 University of North Carolina at Charlotte CHARLOTTE, N.C. –Feb. 14, 2013– The pharmaceutical industry’s efforts to self-regulate its direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising are “an industry-sponsored…

Insight: Evidence grows for narcolepsy link to GSK swine flu shot : Doctors are fearful of having their reputations ruined by reporting possible links

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent | Reuters – 8 mins ago STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Emelie is plagued by hallucinations and nightmares. When she wakes up, she’s often paralyzed, unable to breathe properly or call for help. During the day she can barely stay awake, and often misses school or having fun with friends. She is…