2018/09/12: after a new report revealing a more than 25% rise in U.S. suicides since 2000, some called for new antidepressants, but that only buys into the mainstream notion that "mental illness" is primarily physiological in nature, caused by a "broken" brain.
we must move beyond a focus on the individual and think of well-being as a social issue.
economic inequality could be a significant contributor to mental illness.
One in seven American boys will be diagnosed with ADHD before they're 18. But is there really a need to give psychotropic drugs to boys just for being boys?
Now that the US has approved a 3D-printed drug, pharmaceuticals companies in the UK are hoping their patents will be next - from the pyramid-shaped pill-makers to the man who has done for drugs what Apple did for music
On Human Experiments - As demand grows for newer and better drugs for an expanding range of conditions, so too does the need for clinical testing.
Fomo is the world's first social proof marketing platform.
Scientists at the University of East Anglia have made a breakthrough in the race to solve antibiotic resistance.
The number of deaths caused by a group of mind altering drugs, including mephedrone, has increased over the past three years. And while toxicology reports also link the use of these substances to deaths
MUMBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - Global pharmaceutical firms are pressuring the United States to act against India to stop more local companies producing up to a dozen new varieties of cheap generic drugs still on-patent, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. An Indian government committee is reviewing
AT MIDDAY ON A THURSDAY this past April, a radio call crackled through from an ambulance team to the emergency department of Calvary Hospital in Canberra, Australia. Dr. David Caldicott, who was
As Big Pharma argues that patents fuel innovation, critics say drug monopolies must go
Heralded as a "miracle of modern medicine" when they were first discovered, antibiotics have been overused for so long that most have become ineffective. Stories about superbugs (bacteria resistant to
An article published in the journal of the British Medical Association, BMJ, earlier this week illustrates a devastating problem with the "evidence base" in the academic medical literature. A large proportion
'The main reason we take so many drugs is that drug companies don't sell drugs, they sell lies about drugs. This is what makes drugs so di...
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A highly readable appreciation of the living world explains how nature underpins everything we do, writes Robin McKie
Facts about Flu - Today, we consider the long-running attempt to evaluate whether the antiviral drug Tamiflu works. There's a dispute going on at the moment, a war of words with lots of public relations
Namratha Kandula says the U.S. lags in treatment of depression. It should follow the lead of nations that have had success with community-based treatment
How Americans Became Exposed to Biohazards in the Greatest Uncontrolled Experiment Ever Launched
Wonder why so many laws to drug test people who receive public benefits are cropping up?
The same pathways that help with physical pain seem to moderate existential distress.