Tag Archives: Clinical trial

Why the Media is Usually Wrong about Health Information

What if wrong answers in medical research aren’t an exception, but actually the rule? Many scholars who scrutinize health research are saying that it isn’t just an occasional individual study that has flaws, but the entire framework of medical research itself. Over and over, major pillars of conventional medicine are toppled when the research is […]

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Oversea drug trials exploit and kill poor in developing countries and US consumers alike

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 by: Tony Isaacs   Over the past two decades, drug makers have increasingly shifted trials for drugs intended for the U.S. market to developing countries where it is easier and cheaper to recruit trial patients and where oversight is minimal. While outsourcing drug trials may save significant money for the pharmaceutical […]

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Federal Research Center Will Help Develop Medicines

Makes me gag… By GARDINER HARRIS   The Obama administration has become so concerned about the slowing pace of new drugs coming out of the pharmaceutical industry that officials have decided to start a billion-dollar government drug development center to help create medicines. The new effort comes as many large drug makers, unable to find enough […]

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What’s For Dinner? Corporate Food Tyranny

By Russ Volatility (Part 1 of 2)  Last April the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF) filed a lawsuit against the FDA’s interstate raw milk ban. While the suit is unlikely to prevail given likely court deference to the imperial executive branch, it’s already done important work in eliciting a remarkable statement of the FDA’s ideology and […]

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Exposed: Drug companies skew trial data to trick the public

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 by: Jonathan Benson   Tampering with drug trials is nothing new for the pharmaceutical industry, but recent reports explain just how far drug companies are willing to go to make an ineffective, unsafe drug look safe and effective. A recent BBC report explains that in many countries, drug companies are not […]

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Why Doesn’t the U.S. Ban a Vaccine that’s Killing Children Overseas?

Posted by Dr, Mercola Four children died in Indian villages during a routine immunization drive. So far, a five-member inspection team has failed to ascertain the cause behind the death of the otherwise healthy children. The team went to the vaccine cold-chain room of the community health center, and even opened the refrigerators, probably to […]

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