Adverse Drug Effects


Disingenous Remarks from AMA President on Tort Reform – letter BMJ / NYT Test a Lawyer’s Ingenuity Sun, 6 Mar 2005 Responding to an article in the BMJ about President Bush’s bill to restrict class action suits for medical malpractice-http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/330/7490/499-c – the president of the American Medical Association, Dr. John […]

Disingenous Remarks from AMA President on Tort Reform – letter ...


Forbes: Face of The Year: David Graham Mon, 13 Dec 2004   Forbes magazine has named Dr. David Graham the Face of the Year’ for his “steadfast advocacy of drug safety and his willingness to blow the whistle on his bosses.” Dr. Graham took a courageous stand as a responsible […]

Forbes: Face of The Year: David Graham


Intimidation, Politics and Drug Industry Cripple U.S. Medicine – FDA Permits Dr. David Graham to publish Vioxx Report Wed, 5 Jan 2005 FDA officials could not maintain their iron grip in an effort to suppress evidence of far reaching lethal effects of Vioxx when their actions were in full public […]

Intimidation, Politics and Drug Industry Cripple U.S. Medicine – FDA ...



TONIGHT ABC “PRIMETIME LIVE” INVESTIGATION reveals evidence that drug makers suppressed antidepressant info Thu, 9 Dec 2004 At least 100 children have committed suicide while on an SSRI antidepressant, hundreds more have attempted suicide. Tonight at 10:00 PM, ABC Prime Time Live will reveal internal company documents that show how […]

Tonight ABC "Primetime Live" Investigation reveals evidence that drug makers ...


Submitted Testimony of Meryl Nass, MD Mount Desert Island Hospital Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 (207) 288-5082 ext. 220 Senate Subcommittee on Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness Hearing: Biodefense: Next Steps Tuesday, February 8, 2005, 10 am SD-430 Dirksen Senate Office Building Thank you for the opportunity to submit this testimony […]

Nass – Senate Subcommittee on Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness ...


Prozac Suicide Risk – CNN Posts long concealed Eli Lilly Internal Documents Tue, 4 Jan 2005 An internal company document titled Activation and Sedation in Fluoxetine Clinical Trials dated 11/8/1988, provides insight into how marketing divisions of pharmaceutical companies rationalize lethal adverse drug effects. Of note: the terminology in 1988 […]

Prozac Suicide Risk – CNN Posts long concealed Eli Lilly ...



British Medical Journal: Something is rotten at the heart of FDA / Glaxo faces class action suit Sun, 5 Dec 2004 “Something is rotten at the heart of the FDA.” That’s the opening of an editorial in the British Medical Journal. [1] Indeed, there is something rotten at the heart […]

British Medical Journal: Something is rotten at the heart of ...


FDA New Drug Safety Website – ADHD A Huge Profit-Engine for amphetamine-like drugs – The Street Sun, 22 May 2005 “After 25 years and 35 studies, there is not a single straightforward experiment comparing typical unmedicated children with an ADHD diagnosis to typical controls.” But science is not what the […]

FDA New Drug Safety Website – ADHD A Huge Profit-Engine ...


Additional information as of late Wed Oct 19: Although I was assured that attendance for a presentation by Dr. David Healy (at Columbia University School of Public Health on Oct. 20 at 12:30) would be open to the public, a problem seems to have emerged after an AHRP Infomail about […]

Dr. David Healy Addresses Credibility Crisis-at Columbia University Oct. 20



FDA Orders Black Box Warnings on Antidepressants labels and Patient Information Guides to Warn about Suicide risk Fri, 15 Oct 2004 We have won the first battle in a struggle for full disclose of serious adverse drug effects and disclosure of failed clinical trials. Prescribing physicians and the public have […]

FDA Orders Black Box Warnings on Antidepressants labels and Patient ...