Category: Big Pharma

Biotech, Pharma, And Healthcare Firms Report High Levels of Cybersecurity Incidents and Fraud

By Sofia Adamson As documented in an international study for the 2017-18, Kroll Annual Global Fraud & Risk Report, cyber security and fraud threats continue to achieve high levels in the biotechnology, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals industry. 78% of respondents reported that their companies had encountered…

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Magic Mushrooms Could Replace Antidepressants Within 5 Years

By Amanda Froelich According to researchers from the world’s first psychedelic research center, Centre for Psychedelic Research at London’s Imperial College, psilocybin—or “magic mushrooms”—could replace prescribed antidepressants within five years. The assertion follows similar research from John Hopkins University, which suggests victims of emotional trauma…

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Cost of Prescription Drugs Increases 9.5% Annually, Coordinated by Industry

Scripps Research analyzed pharmacy insurance claims from over 35 million Americans, finding ‘continual, marked, annual increases’ of popular brand-name drugs, with price jumps often timed with competitors. After reviewing tens of millions of insurance claims for the country’s 49 most popular brand-name prescription drugs, a…

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Monsanto Paid Industry Front Group To Claim Weedkiller ‘Safe’ and Attack Its Critics

By Bill Walker Monsanto paid a shadowy chemical industry front group to help push back against the mounting scientific evidence that the company’s signature Roundup weedkiller causes cancer, court documents reveal. “If a company like [Monsanto] won’t support us, then who will?” the head of…

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Gardasil’s Fraudulent Research Revealed: There Will Be Legal Consequences, Says Attorney Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

By Catherine J. Frompovich Attorney Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Children’s Health Defense’s Chairman and Chief Legal Counsel, finally has “put on the gloves” and is ready to fight Big Pharma’s Merck & Co., Inc. regarding the falsified and fraudulent research they undertook and presented to…

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Life-Threatening Risks Prompt FDA to Order “Black Box” Warning Labels for Ambien and Other Sleep Aids

By Dagny Taggart Sleep medications like Ambien have long been controversial and have been linked to bizarre behavior in users. On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is requiring manufacturers of Ambien and other sleep medications to add a Boxed Warning –…

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