articles tagged: medication
when small pharma plays games it just can’t win
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when small pharma plays games it just can’t win

Small pharmaceutical companies are exploiting the patent system to jack up the prices of life-saving medication.

the superbug is coming! well, maybe. in a way.
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the superbug is coming! well, maybe. in a way.

Antibiotic resistance is rising and becoming a real threat. But we still have time and methods to fight it.

why natural doesn’t mean safe or effective
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why natural doesn’t mean safe or effective

Alt med practitioners want "natural" to be synonymous with "good for you" and unnecessary to regulate. But natural can also be dangerous and alt med treatments might not be what they appear.

is it time to rethink clinical trial guidelines?
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is it time to rethink clinical trial guidelines?

Researchers call for a more rigorous and detailed protocol in final stage drug trials after reviewing the real world efficacy of anti-depressants.