Psychiatry


AHRP Campaign to Protect Children from Harm Oct 15: FDA Orders Black Box Warnings on Antidepressants labels and Patient Information Guides to Warn about Suicide risk Oct 3: BBC PANORAMA TONIGHT – Taken on Trust – 13 years-Medical Deception Sep 30: GSK Sales Reps told NOT to Divulge Paxill Data […]

Research Protection for Children


Hormone Replacement “Bombshell” is Not and isolated incident Wednesday, July 10, 2002 Until a “bombshell” study overturned hormone replacement treatment (HRT), Premarin was the most prescribed drug in U.S. in the last decade (45 million Rx in 2001) and Prempro the most prescribed estrongen / progesterone combination (22 million Rx […]

Hormone Replacement "Bombshell" is Not and isolated incident


Part II– Mental Health Screening: A Form of Child Abuse–Mother Jones http://www.motherjones.com/news/feature/2005/05/medicating_aliah.html enter subscriber code MJZL6Y Tue, 19 Apr 2005 This is a continuation of the earlier Infomail Re: Mental Health Screening expose by Rob Waters in Mother Jones – A detailed description of (what some would call) collusion by […]

Part II– Mental Health Screening: A Form of Child Abuse–Mother ...



NYT Editorial: comparing schizophrenia drugs Wed, 21 Sep 2005 Today’s New York Times Editorial acknowledges: “A government-financed study has provided the strongest evidence yet that the system for approving and promoting drugs is badly out of whack. The study compared five drugs used to treat schizophrenia and found that most […]

NYT Editorial: comparing schizophrenia drugs


Are SSRIs and Atypical Antidepressants Safe / Effective for Children / Adolescents/ Neonates? Wed, 2 Mar 2005 The American psychiatric establishment continues to operate within a “head in the sand” culture of denial when confronted with compelling evidence that has been scientifically replicated showing that their prescribing of antidepressants for […]

Are SSRIs and Atypical Antidepressants Safe/ Effective for Children/ Adolescents/ ...


A Disease for Every Pill – FDA Hearing Drug Advertising Wed, 5 Oct 2005 The FDA has called for a public hearing to address direct to consumer drug advertising. Hearing Date: November 1 and 2, 2005 Hearing Name: Direct-To-Consumer Promotion Location: National Transportation Safety Board Boardroom and Conference Center 429 […]

A Disease for Every Pill – FDA Hearing Drug Advertising



WSJ: Debate Over Antidepressants: FDA role in suppressing damaging data Tue, 25 May 2004 How were drug manufacturers able to conceal vital evidence of harmful antidepressant drug effects? The answer is becoming clearer by the day: federal regulators and the psychiatrists who tested these drugs in clinical trials are invested […]

Debate Over Antidepressants: FDA role in suppressing damaging data – ...


Drug safety Hearings-Sept-Congress/ FDA – Lilly Plans to Disclose Data Tue, 3 Aug 2004 A hearing about the possible connection between suicide and antidepressant drugs will be held on Aug 4, by the California Senate by Sen. Tom Torkalson, chairman of the Senate Task Force on Youth and Workplace Wellness […]

Drug safety Hearings-Sept-Congress/ FDA – Lilly Plans to Disclose Data


Zolft pediatric study in JAMA challenged by peers – JAMA letters Fri, 9 Jan 2004 At the time that two manufacturers publicly acknowledged that their antidepressant drugs (Paxil / Seroxat and Effexor) were unsafe, and ineffective for children, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a clinical trial […]

Zolft pediatric study in JAMA challenged by peers – JAMA ...



July 12, 2002 Scientifically unsupportable treatments: Hormone replacement therapy and anti-depression drugs FYI July 11th New York Times Editorial said “The news keeps getting worse about the value of hormone replacement therapies for postmenopausal women,” indicating that “The promotional blitz over the years has made hormone replacement therapy sound like […]

Scientifically unsupportable treatments: Hormone replacement therapy ...