Monthly Archives: April 2006

Under the influence of pharmaceutical companies, physicians anhd drug companies engage in "disease mongering."  Below is a critique of Dr. David Healy’s essay: Dr. Nassir Ghaemi who argues for the legitimacy of bipolar diagnosis.

Glaxo denies "disease mongering"_Selling Bipolar questioned_PLoS

“More than a year after the Food and Drug Administration announced it had strengthened its drug safety system, the agency still lacks a reliable system for keeping track of emerging problems, congressional investigators concluded in a report to be released today.” [Los Angeles Times, below]

GAO Report Gives FDA Flunking Grade in Detecting Drug Dangers