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Doctors who receive pharma money prescribe more brand drugs

ProPublica studied five different specialties to compare the rates by which doctors who receive money from big pharma prescribe typically more expensive brand name medication, versus doctors who...

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Prempro Hormone Replacement Therapy linked to Breast Cancer and Other Serious Health Problems

Pfizer has recently agreed to pay $330 million dollars to settle more than 2,200 lawsuits charging that Prempro caused women to develop Breast Cancer.   Overview Prempro, also known as...

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Did Studies Sponsored by Pharmaceutical Companies Hide Risks of Testosterone?

An article published in November in BioMed Central discovered serious differences between studies funded by pharmaceutical companies selling testosterone therapy drugs, and those that were...

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FDA Urges Consumers to Report Drug and Medical Device Problems via New Mobile Application

Earlier this year, a group of private companies and institutions released a new mobile application in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiologic Health. It...

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Consumers Urged to Avoid Using Actos and Its Generic Equivalent

After over 1000 adverse event reports, several consumer watchdog groups have urged diabetics to avoid using Actos or its generic equivalent. Many have espoused that actos use may not be worth the...

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According to FDA reports, Actos Linked to over 1000 Bladder Cancer Diagnoses

According to a recent review of FDA adverse event reports, the FDA has received over 1000 reports from individuals reporting unexplained diagnoses of bladder cancer after Actos use. This comes after...

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New Study Links Actos Use to a Doubled Risk of Bladder Cancer after Two Years of Usage, Higher Risk for High Dosage Patients

According to a new study published in the British Medicine Journal which compared healthy people with patients diagnosed with bladder cancer, Actos use has been associated with an 83% increased risk...

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Lisinopril Liver Damage

Lisinopril (Prinivil & Zestril) Linked to Various Severe Adverse Effects Lisinopril is a drug of the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor class that is primarily used in treatment of...

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