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Marketing Diseas – NYT /APA invites Soprano-Actress Psychiatrist– Pfizer Spokeswoman to speak at conference Fri, 13 May 2005 The New York times reported how drug companies invent and market a disease in order to ensure a market for newly developed drugs. Under the influence of the pharmaceutical industry, illness does […]

Marketing Diseas – NYT /APA invites Soprano-Actress Psychiatrist– Pfizer Spokeswoman ...


FDA Smoke & Mirrors Musical Chairs Wed, 16 Feb 2005 Amidst widespread public criticism of the FDA’s role as facilitators in the marketing of lethal drugs that killed thousands of people, the Administration made several announcements incorporating terminology (such as: “we’re in an era of openness” “transparency”). But politically correct […]

FDA Smoke & Mirrors Musical Chairs


Federal Court (Illinois) Rejects FDA-Daniel Troy Preemption Argument Fri, 11 Nov 2005 In yet another federal case (Zikis v Pfizer)  involving the company’s failure to warn physicians and the public about the increased risk of suicide effects for pediatric patients prescribed Zoloft, the court rejected Pfizer’s argument that it didn’t need to war […]

Federal Court (Illinois) Rejects FDA-Daniel Troy Preemption Argument



FDA Tones Down Warning–Shyra Kallas an SSRI Suicide Victim Fri, 4 Mar 2005 In his recent testimony before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions committee, Dr. David Fassler, representing the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), misrepresented the scientific facts about […]

FDA Tones Down Warning–Shyra Kallas an SSRI Suicide Victim


Philadelphia Daily News Pharma Influence: Penn Psychiatrist Files Whistleblower Lawsuit – Investigtion Confirms Medicare Chief Lied to Congress Wed, 7 Jul 2004 “Drug companies not only write checks to hospitals, they write checks to politicians…They write checks to both sides of the aisle.” Two separate news reports provide a glimpse […]

Penn Psychiatrist Files Whistleblower Lawsuit – Investigtion Confirms Medicare Chief ...


Member of UK Parliament Accuses Drugs Giant of ‘Voodoo Medicine’ – Scotsman Wed, 25 Feb 2004 Paul Flynn, Member of UK Parliament raised the antidepressant drug scandal in Parliament, focusing on the British drug manufacturer giant, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). “The Seroxat [Paxil] scandal is one of gigantic proportions that affects millions […]

Member of UK Parliament Accuses Drugs Giant of 'Voodoo Medicine' ...



FDA’s Double Standard Re: Advisory Committee Membership Mon, 15 Nov 2004 FDA’s inexplicable actions–the latest being the removal of Dr. Curt Furberg from an FDA advisory committee for alleged "intellectual conflict of interest" – demonstrate hypocracy and intellectual dishonesty. Dr. Furberg independently analyzed the scientific data, concluding: "The result is […]

FDA's Double Standard Re: Advisory Committee Membership


Pharma Efforts to Bar Placebo Responders from Trials – WSJ Fri, 25 Jun 2004 A clinical trial report in The Lancet debunks the value of Aricept, a popular drug prescribed for Alzheimer’s patients. The findings of a three-year placebo controlled trial show that: “Although the patients taking the drug did […]

Pharma Efforts to Bar Placebo Responders from Trials – WSJ


October 18, 2002. Pediatric Drug Tests_CNN / NYT Editorial Children are increasingly being exploited for profit by the biomedical industry. Between 1983 and 1997, children had been protected from medical experiments that are not in their best interest. But in 1997 Congress passed the FDA Modernization Act (FDAMA), providing a […]

Pediatric Drug Tests – CNN / NYT Editorial