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Unsung Hero in Battle Against Psychopharmaceutical Industry

Friday, 19 November 2010, 3:54 pm | Evelyn Pringle

The founders of Ablechild, Patricia Weathers and Sheila Matthews, have earned the title of “Unsung Heroes,” as both pioneers and warriors for over a decade, in the battle to protect children from the Psychopharmaceutical Industry. More >>

Vaccination Profiteers Gang up in US Supreme Court

Friday, 5 November 2010, 6:42 pm | Evelyn Pringle

The American Academy of Pediatrics announced the submission of an amicus brief to the US Supreme Court on July 30, 2010, “joined by 21 partnering health organizations,” in the vaccine injury case of Bruesewitz v Wyeth, to support the powerful vaccine ... More >>

The Rise and Fall of Provigil - Part II

Wednesday, 22 September 2010, 12:47 pm | Evelyn Pringle

A little over a year after the Volkow study reported that Provigil (modafinil), affects the same brain chemicals as stimulants and may be addictive, on July 20, 2010, in the Atlanta Science News Examiner, Kevin Murnane reported that research showed modafinil ... More >>

The Rise and Fall of Provigil – Part I

Tuesday, 21 September 2010, 11:38 am | Evelyn Pringle

On July 22, 2010, the European Medicines Agency recommended restricting the use of modafinil. Doctors and patients should be advised to use the drug only for the treatment of narcolepsy and all other indications should be withdrawn from market authorization, ... More >>

SSRIs Render Unfriendly Skies

Wednesday, 14 July 2010, 5:24 pm | Evelyn Pringle

The SSRI antidepressant makers are desperate to find new customers, so they recently have been focusing on capturing groups for which the drugs were usually considered off limits. The latest marketing coup managed to open up sales to roughly 614,000 ... More >>

Tracking the American Epidemic of Mental Illness

Tuesday, 22 June 2010, 3:27 pm | Evelyn Pringle

As a main component of the Psychopharmaceutical Industrial Complex, the so-called "patient advocacy" organizations have become the leading force behind the American epidemic of mental illness over the past two decades. More >>

Tracking the American Epidemic of Mental Illness

Wednesday, 9 June 2010, 10:53 am | Evelyn Pringle

For the past two decades, the Psychopharmaceutical Industrial Complex has been the driving force behind the epidemic of mental illness in the United States with the promotion of biological psychiatry and a bogus "chemical imbalance" in the brain ... More >>

Tracking the American Epidemic of Mental Illness

Monday, 7 June 2010, 3:47 pm | Evelyn Pringle

Tax dollars are being used to fuel the American epidemic of mental illness by promoting the preemptive drugging of persons supposedly at risk of developing mental disorders, to the great benefit of the pharmaceutical industry. More >>

Tracking the American Epidemic of Mental Illness

Wednesday, 2 June 2010, 1:33 pm | Evelyn Pringle

Over a twenty year span, starting when Prozac came on the market in 1987, the number of people on government disability due to mental illness went from 1.25 million to more than 4 million today. There has been a 35-fold increase in the number of children ... More >>

More Warnings Needed on Reglan Side Effects

Thursday, 27 May 2010, 3:44 pm | Evelyn Pringle

Although a black box warning for tardive dyskinesia was announced by the FDA in February 2009, lawsuits filed against the makers of Reglan (metoclopramide) allege the drug companies knew for decades that the risk of movement disorders was much greater than ... More >>

Psychiatric Drugging of Infants & Toddlers: Part 2

Thursday, 22 April 2010, 3:42 pm | Evelyn Pringle

Of all the harmful actions of modern psychiatry, "the mass diagnosing and drugging of children is the most appalling with the most serious consequences for the future of individual lives and for society," warns the world-renowned expert, Dr Peter Breggin, ... More >>

Psychiatric Drugging of Infants & Toddlers: Part I

Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 10:43 am | Evelyn Pringle

The United States has become the psychiatric drugging capital of the world for kids with children being medicated at a younger and younger age. Medicaid records in some states show infants less than a year old on drugs for mental disorders. More >>

Over 600 & Counting - Paxil Birth Defect Cases

Monday, 8 March 2010, 11:43 am | Evelyn Pringle

Since Paxil came on the market in 1992, there have been three separate types of failure to warn lawsuits filed against GlaxoSmithKline over Paxil; birth defects, suicide, and addiction. More >>

Ghostbusting in Paxil Birth Defect Litigation

Thursday, 4 March 2010, 4:00 pm | Evelyn Pringle

A month before the first Paxil birth defect trial against GlaxoSmithKline was set to begin, the Associated Press ran the headline, “Glaxo Used Ghostwriting Program to Promote Paxil,” in reporting on a program called “CASPPER,” which allowed ... More >>

Cold Case Files - Paxil Birth Defects

Tuesday, 2 March 2010, 1:22 pm | Evelyn Pringle

Almost like an episode of the TV show, Cold Case Files, the first Paxil birth defect trial was dominated by a story about what happened to the rat pups that died around 1979 and1980, involved in a study in which Paxil was being tested on pregnant female ... More >>

Evelyn Pringle: Paxil Promoters on Speed Dial

Tuesday, 23 February 2010, 2:49 pm | Evelyn Pringle

In the first Paxil birth defect trial against GlaxoSmithKline, much of evidence focused on the doctors on Glaxo's payroll involved in the corruption of the medical literature and seminars given to promote the off label use of Paxil with pregnant and nursing ... More >>

Evelyn Pringle: Paxil Birth Defect Trial

Monday, 22 February 2010, 12:53 pm | Evelyn Pringle

In the first Paxil birth defect trial that resulted in a $2.5 million verdict against GlaxoSmithKline in October 2009, the infant, Lyam Kilker, was born with three heart defects; an atrial septal defect, a ventricular septal defect, and an interrupted ... More >>

Evelyn Pringle: Paxil Birth Defect Litigation

Thursday, 18 February 2010, 11:38 am | Evelyn Pringle

GlaxoSmithKline has paid out close to $1 billion to resolve lawsuits involving Paxil since the drug came on the market in1992, according to a December 14, 2009 Bloomberg report. But the billion dollars does not cover the more than 600 Paxil birth defect ... More >>

US Kids Represent Psychiatric Drug Goldmine

Monday, 14 December 2009, 11:06 am | Evelyn Pringle

Prescriptions for psychiatric drugs increased 50 percent with children in the US, and 73 percent among adults, from 1996 to 2006, according to a study in the May/June 2009 issue of the journal Health Affairs. Another study in the same issue of Health ... More >>

FDA Throws Life Line to Antipsychotic Pushers

Monday, 15 June 2009, 9:47 am | Evelyn Pringle

On June 11, 2009, FDA News reported that AstraZeneca’s Seroquel, Pfizer’s Geodon and Eli Lilly’s Zyprexa atypical antipsychotics "won an FDA advisory panel’s recommendations for approval to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in pediatric ... More >>

 

 

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