Are We Discovering New Drugs?

Are We Discovering New Drugs?

Having written dozens of articles on medications, studied pharmacology, and pried way too much into my friends’ personal lives, I’ve gained a good feel for what a drug is, what it does, and how it is packaged. All those things seem to be minor issues but there is a...

10 Ways Scientists Lie About Drugs

Does the FDA keep us safe? Research into new medications is how we learn if they work and if they’re safe.  It’s the only protection we have against snake oil and worse.  But disasters like Thalidomide and Vioxx – not to mention the dozens of...