Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is currently facing a multi-billion dollar lawsuit in the state of Oklahoma. In the ongoing case, the company have failed to adequately explain their irresponsible marketing strategies which seemed to totally ignore the risks associated with addiction to the commonly prescribed drug. Over the past two decades, it is thought the drug has claimed almost …
- 23 May
Operation Fast and Furious is well known by name at least, if not by the details. After almost a decade long investigation into the fiasco, unsurprisingly no one has gone to prison and accountability has been diluted down enough to minimise damage to any single Government departments credibility.
- 8 April
In this episode of Full Measure, award-winning investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson interviews psychiatrist and director of the International Center for Patient-Oriented Psychiatry, Dr. Peter Breggin.
- 22 March
Medical News Today reports that, in 2011, there was a modest uptick in the number of prescriptions written in the US.
- 25 February
‘The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behaviour of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment.’ So what happens when the system put in place to advance Science into the future is incompetent at best and corrupt at worst? Inaccurate and fraudulent science is what happens, science which has a determined result …
- 3 February
The past year has seen a surge of interest in marijuana’s CBD, a non-intoxicating cannabis compound with significant therapeutic properties.
- 28 September
In 2001 following the tragic events of September 11th the US began it’s ‘War on Terror’, with the first Country on the hit list being, Afghanistan. Today, fifteen years later the US still holds a strong military presence in Afghanistan. But why ? Natural Resources “The previously unknown deposits — including huge veins of iron, copper, cobalt, gold and critical industrial …
- 12 April
Three Mexican journalists—each a woman who has spent years living with the real possibility that the death threats she regularly receives will one day result in a slow, gruesome death—heroically continue to report the truth about the drug war in their country, a truth that no mainstream journalist dares to touch: Carmen Aristegui (above,left) Lydia Cacho (above, center) and Anabel Hernández (above, right) report Mexico’s drug lords …
- 2 September
Doctors are needlessly doling out powerful anti- psychotic drugs to thousands of patients, experts warn.People with learning disabilities, dementia and autism are being given the drugs as a ‘chemical cosh’ to control their behaviour, research shows.Anti-psychotics should normally be used to treat mental illness such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. But a study published in the British Medical Journal …
- 26 August
The campaign is the second most popular on the government’s website – but ministers say the drug causes misery and harm The #government has moved to crush a 200,000-strong petition to legalise #cannabis before it’s even been debated. Activists hailed a victory when the huge campaign became the second-most popular cause on a new government website – beaten only …