Monthly Archives: February 2004



20% volunteers drop out after suicide in Eli Lilly’s duloxetine trial Thu, 12 Feb 2004 The Associated Press reports that nearly a fifth of the volunteers testing Eli Lilly’s antidepressant drug, duloxetine, dropped out after Traci Johnson, a 19-year old student committed suicide at a company laboratory. “Three participants in […]

20% volunteers drop out after suicide in Eli Lilly's duloxetine ...


Healthy 19 year old volunteer suicides at Eli Lilly laboratory Tue, 10 Feb 2004 The Indianapolis Star reports (below) that Traci Johnson, a 19 year old healthy volunteer, one of 25 local paid volunteers committed suicide by hanging while testing Lilly’s drug, Duloxetine, at Lilly’s Laboratory for Clinical Research. Duloxetine […]

Healthy 19 year old volunteer suicides at Eli Lilly laboratory



Failed Paxil drug tests in children concealed – Guardian UK Thu, 5 Feb 2004 The Guardian (UK) reports (below) that BBC Panorama had obtained secret 1998 documents from SmithKline Beecham (now GlaxoSmithKline, GSK) showing that the company deliberately concealed the failure of Seroxat / Paxil to demonstrate a benefit for […]

Failed Paxil drug tests in children concealed – Guardian UK


TIME – Medicating Young Minds with Mood / Behavior Altering Drugs Sat, 1 Nov 2003 A TIME magazine cover story (excerpt below) looks at the inordinate popularity of prescribing mood altering psychotropic drugs for children begins to raise troubling questions about the specter of doing long-term harm to children. Doctors […]

TIME – Medicating Young Minds with Mood / Behavior Altering ...


Researchers Chastise Am J Psychiatry Over Skewed Celexa Study Thu, 31 Mar 2005 A letter by eight medical scientists (most from India, possibly all psychiatrists) have seriously challenged the scientific validity of an article published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. The lead author of the challenged study is one […]

Researchers Chastise Am J Psychiatry Over Skewed Celexa Study