The US drugs regulator, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has approved a new booster shot of the DPT (diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus) vaccine, even though it is the vaccine with the most reported side-effects, according to the US Vaccine...
BRIBERY: Glaxo faces serious charges in Italy
BUT SOMEBODY DOES: Glaxo charged with drug fraud over suppressed rese
Billy Flynn would have been devastated. For once, the ol’ razzle-dazzle just didn’t work. GlaxoSmithKline, the UK’s largest drug conglomerate, which has grown fatter and fatter acquiring pharmaceutical small fry
Drugs regulators are our caped crusaders. They stand on guard, ever vigilant, for any problems with prescription drugs, and then they swoop, without fear and favour, on our behalf. The miscreant is removed, and we can again sleep safely in our beds...
No E-news bulletin would be complete without some news about those bad, bad boys, the drug companies. This week we hear that GlaxoSmithKline has been paying doctors to switch patients to a newer, and more profitable, drug. This is common practice...
Depressing news for the manufacturers of Paxil (paroxetine): new studies suggest that the antidepressant increases birth defects - particularly of the heart - when taken by pregnant women during the first trimester.
The story so far: Serevent (salmeterol xinafoate) is a beta-agonist inhaler for asthmatics. Deaths were so quickly associated with the drug following its approval that the manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK),
SEROXAT: the drug the BBC dares name