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Counterpuch–The Pills Your Mother Gives You…Death, Depression and Prozac Sat, 02 Apr 2005 Alexander Cockburn, co-editor of Counterpunch, the bi-weekly muckraking newsletter that prides itself: “We have all the right enemies” takes a swipe at Prozac, Eli Lilly and its battalion of heavy hitters who have successfully shielded Prozac from […]

Counterpuch–The Pills Your Mother Gives You…Death, Depression and Prozac



Meta-Analysis: Efficacy & Safety of Antidepressants for Children – Brit Medical Journal Sat, 10 Apr 2004 As news of skyrocketing prescribing of antidepressants for children–especially in preschool children–hit the news waves around the world, a major meta-analysis of the 5 published pediatric antidepressant studies was published in the British Medical […]

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Researcher To Be Sacked After Reporting High Rates of ADHD – BMJ Sun, 10 Apr 2005 The BMJ reports that Dr. Gretchen LeFever, a clinical psychologist and professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School, whose published reports (since 1995) have raised the alarm about a spiraling increase in elementary school children […]

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ADHD drug – Cylert withdrawn from market due to Liver Toxicity, a Major Risk of Psychotropic Drugs Tue, October 25, 2005 The FDA announced that another drug prescribed for ADHD–Cylert–was removed from the US market for safety reasons. On September 25, 2005, the Associated Press reported: “Eli Lilly said it […]

ADHD drug Cylert withdrawn from market due to Liver Toxicity



What’s in a Warning? Antidepressants and Risk of Suicide – FindLaw Thu, 22 Apr 2004 Contrary to the published reports in the peer-reviewed journals, the preponderance of evidence demonstrates that antidepressants pose a greater risk than a benefit for children. *[References below] Informed medical treatment decisions hinge on the decision […]

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Efforts to Expand Emergency Exception from Informed Consent Thu, 6 Oct 2005 The following announcement posted to the IRB Forum by Dr. Robert Nelson, a KOL (key opinion leader) within the close-knit IRB community– who serve as gatekeepers of human research –demosntrates that the culture of secrecy is entrenched in […]

Efforts to Expand Emergency Exception from Informed Consent



Two-thirds foster care children in Mass on psych drugs_Globe Psychiatry: Soviet Experience–American Fallacy Wed, 11 Aug 2004 The Boston Globe reports that 2/3 of children in state care in Massachusetts are being “treated” for mental illness with psychotropic drugs. Marie Parente, a legislator, and parents call for disclosure of “how […]

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