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submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
There are 3 charges against Big Pharma. Patents give them a monopoly on a drug, the cost of advertizing is paid for by the consumer, and new unnecessary products are brought to market to renew patents.
submitted by: admin on 06/24/2016
Methyl jasmonate is a plant hormone that is able to disrupt the mitochondria of cancer cells, but not normal cells. This would add to the abilitiy of cancer cells to produce energy and perhaps help destroy cancer cells. We clearly need more research on this inexpensive and readily available treatment. Hopefully the National Institutes of Health (NIH) would...
submitted by: admin on 10/16/2013
Big pharma redefines the criteria for disease to make more people "sick" and sell more drugs for these conditions. Pre-hypertension, pre-osteoporosis (osteopenia), and pre-obesity are examples. How this happens is described. This creates the "worried well!"
submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
According to an article in Life Extension published in April of 2012, there are three factors responsible for the fiscal insolvency of the US healthcare system; skyrocketing drug prices, reactive medicine, and FDA corruption. Big Pharma protects its expiring patents by filing frivolous law suits against companies making generic drugs. These costs are...
submitted by: admin on 01/09/2014
A special editorial written by Donald Wright from Harvard University and published in the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics pointed out that 90% of all new drugs approved by the FDA over the past 30 years are little or no more effective than drugs that are already on the market! They also commented that the safety of new FDA approved drugs is low....