Post Tagged with: "drugs"

Drug designed for acid reflux linked to stomach cancer

Drug designed for acid reflux linked to stomach cancer

A drug designed for acid reflux has been linked to stomach cancer, according to new findings. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) help to treat acid reflux and stomach ulcers by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach. A study published by the University of Hong Kong and University College London showed that PPIs more than doubled the risk of developing[Read More...]

Six people fall seriously ill following drug trial

Six people fall seriously ill following drug trial

A clinical drugs trial in France has ended in tragedy after five people were hospitalised with serious neurological complications and one was left brain dead. It has been reported that 90 people were administered the drug, which has not yet been named. The French Health Ministry has since stopped the drugs trial and recalled all of those volunteers who took[Read More...]

Tamiflu drug ‘ineffective and harmful’ says official report

Tamiflu drug ‘ineffective and harmful’ says official report

An official report has concluded that the Tamiflu drug issued in the wake of the bird flu hysteria has been a massive waste of time and money. A study published by the Cochrane Collaboration revealed that hundreds of millions of pounds was wasted on the ineffective drug which causes serious “psychiatric adverse events, renal adverse events and metabolic adverse events”[Read More...]

US man sues govt following ‘voluntary’ DNA checks for prescription drugs

US man sues govt following ‘voluntary’ DNA checks for prescription drugs

A US man has filed a lawsuit against the city of Pennsylvania after being stopped for “voluntary” DNA checks. The suit follows a state-wide campaign by police in Reading, Pennsylvania who created checkpoints in the city in which citizens were forced to stop and then asked if they would like to ‘volunteer’ to have their cheeks swabbed in search of[Read More...]

How banking institutions helped to finance the drugs industry

How banking institutions helped to finance the drugs industry

  As governments across the US and Europe continue their “zero-tolerance” policies on drugs, there is one hidden dimension of the narcotics war that is very rarely acknowledged. Over 500,000 US citizens have been locked up as part of the war on drugs, however the drugs industry is still in full swing, thanks to the intervention of the banks. HSBC,[Read More...]