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ALLHAT Blood Pressure Recommendations

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
The ALLHAT study is the largest study that compares different therapies. They concluded that the most effective and affordable pill was a thiazide diuretic, not the new designer drugs that are highly advertized. Big pharma has a conflict of interest and is only interested in making return on investment.        

Bringing Transparency to Big Pharmas Research

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  The European "FDA" or European Medicines Agency (EMA) is in the process of opening its drug industry's research to independent researchers  so they can test company claims and expose product deficiencies. This will bring long sought after transparency to Big Pharma's research and claims made on their behalf. Both the FDA and...

Can We Trust Mainstream Medical Therapies

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
We have a strong faith that medicine is scientific and accurate. Whoever funds a clinical trial has a conflict of interest because profit is their motive and they have an investment in it coming out a certain way. Big pharma protects their investments and spend an enormous amount of money trying to convince MDs to use their products. They are a major funder of...

Consumer Drug Ads

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
The karma of Big Pharma is revealed in a discussion of the business orientation and lack of ethics. Direct to consumer ads are banned in all countries except the US and New Zealand. Big pharma spends billions every year on DTC ads. Profit is the purpose. More money is spent on advertizing that on research! We are clearly susceptible to DTC ads, they sell prescription...

Direct to Consumer Ads, Why?

submitted by: admin on 04/23/2024
The karma of Big Pharma is revealed in a discussion of the business orientation and lack of ethics. Direct to consumer ads are banned in all countries except the US and New Zealand. Big pharma spends billions every year on DTC ads. Profit is the purpose. More money is spent on advertizing that on research! We are clearly susceptible to DTC ads, they sell prescription...

Direct to Consumer Ads: Should They be Allowed?

submitted by: admin on 04/23/2024
The karma of Big Pharma is revealed in a discussion of the business orientation and lack of ethics. Direct to consumer ads are banned in all countries except the US and New Zealand. Big pharma spends billions every year on DTC ads. Profit is the purpose. More money is spent on advertizing that on research! We are clearly susceptible to DTC ads, they...

Direct to Consumer Ads: Should They Be Allowed?

submitted by: admin on 04/23/2024
The karma of Big Pharma is revealed in a discussion of the business orientation and lack of ethics. Direct to consumer ads are banned in all countries except the US and New Zealand. Big pharma spends billions every year on DTC ads. Profit is the purpose. More money is spent on advertizing that on research! We are clearly susceptible to DTC ads, they sell prescription...

Do Direct to Consumer Ads Work?

submitted by: admin on 04/23/2024
The karma of Big Pharma is revealed in a discussion of the business orientation and lack of ethics. Direct to consumer ads are banned in all countries except the US and New Zealand. Big pharma spends billions every year on DTC ads. Profit is the purpose. More money is spent on advertizing that on research! We are clearly susceptible to DTC ads, they sell prescription...

Drugs for Depression and Heart Risks

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
  Newer antidepressants are being promoted as better than the older ones. The bottom line is that when drugs go off patent, the drug companies have a need to convince MDs and the public that they should purchase their newer, more profitable products. There are problems with antidepressants that include increased risk of suicide, osteoporosis, and heart...

FDA May Allow More Drugs Over-the-Counter

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
  The FDA is considering allowing more drugs to become over-the-counter as their patents run out. This, of course, would make it possible for Big Pharma to make greater profits. However, there are serious challenges related to safety in using drugs such as statins and drugs for type 2 diabetes that would emerge. Most people are not sufficiently educated...

HIV and Insurance Rescission

submitted by: admin on 09/24/2013
  Health insurance companies outright cheat many people who develop chronic disease that will cost a lot of money to treat them. Historically, with newly found breast cancer are simply denied further insurance once their diagnosis is made. This is know as recission, and it is illegal, but they do it anyway and usually get away with it because these individuals...

Insurance Company Thinking

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Insurance companies depend on our being sick to make a profit. Physicians released the purse strings of medicine to the insurance industry. Now they control the practice of medicine. MDs need to take back this financial authority..

Integrative Medicine Research with Davi Pakter, MD

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Medical research is purported to be based on randomized controlled trials. However, there is another approach that is called "outcome" research.        

Just Because a Company Does Public Service Does Not Mean it is Selling Healthy Products

submitted by: admin on 11/22/2014
The November 2014 issue of the Journal of :Public Policy and Marketing asked the question, "Do companies that 'do good' sell unhealthy food?" Let's make it easy. Should you believe that because Coke and Pepsi support the Olympics and many other worthy events in our culture mean that soft drinks are good for the human body? In...

Medical Wrongdoing is a Criminal Act

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
It is a legal doctrine that holds corporate officers liable for company wrongdoing. However, in the medical arena, enforcement is minimal and companies get away with murder! The Vioxx story is a classic example where deliberate action knowingly led to 50,000 deaths and not one person was criminally prosecuted. In fact, the company denied any wrongdoing at all...

Prescription Drug Advertisements are Problematic

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Direct to consumer ads are misleading and often outright lies. The only countries in the world allowing these ads are the US and New Zealand. The FDA is not doing a reasonable job in regulating what DTC ads can say. The goal of Big Pharma is to make money for their stockholders. Ads for "the purple pill" are exposed as outright deceptive. We need new...

Statins Cost 400% More in the US than the UK

submitted by: admin on 10/16/2013
In the US the cost for statins for people under age 65 and who have insurance is about 400% higher than in the UK according to an article in the journal Pharmacotherapy. There are also about 1/3 more prescriptions sold in the US. The power of Big Pharma is mind-boggling. There is a desperate need to rein their power and create a system based on service rather...

Swine Flu Vaccine: Do You Need It? Part 2

submitted by: admin on 04/23/2024
The CDC and FDA has recommended the swine flu vaccine with almost non-existing science regarding its effectiveness and its safety. The basis for making the decision to recommend the vaccine has been by proclamation! What little data that does exist in the medical literature about the effectiveness of influenza vaccines shows it doesn't work in either infants...

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