ADHD Drug made by Purdue Pharma
Posted in ADHD Controversial PharmaWatch

Purdue Pharma’s ADHD Drug Approved by FDA

A subsidiary of Purdue Pharma L.P., the notorious maker of Oxycontin, recently received FDA approval to market its newest ADHD drug, Adhansia XR. The recently…

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Posted in Cholesterol Controversial Diabetes Healthy Lifestyle Heart Health Stroke

Controversies Surrounding Statin Drugs

Statin drugs are routinely prescribed for lowering cholesterol levels, even if these are only slightly high and even more so if they are very high….

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Posted in Alzheimer's Disease Cholesterol Controversial Heart Health lung cancer Nutrition

Are Antioxidants Really Good for You?

Antioxidants have been widely regarded as being good for health by scientists and nutritionists, as they are supposed to combat free radicals that contribute to…

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Posted in Controversial General Interest

Should We Blame Parents for Children’s Behavior?

Whenever children misbehave, to whatever extent, talk usually turns to who is responsible. More often than not, attention turns to the parents of the misbehaving…

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Posted in Blog Brain and the Mind Controversial General Interest

Is Mental Health Ignorance America’s Biggest Risk?

        It is widely accepted that mental health awareness and services, in most of the world, not just America, needs to improve…

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Posted in Arthritis Blog Controversial General Interest Medication news

Should We Pay More Attention to Prescribed Drugs’ Side Effects?

  It is already well known that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID’s) in general carry a risk to cardiovascular health, and in particular to the heart….

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Posted in Blog Controversial General Interest Healthy Lifestyle news

Can Where You Live Make You Fatter?

A new study, released at the end of January in the International Journal of Obesity[1], suggests that where we live could play a key role…

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Posted in Controversial

Merck Sued Over Fosamax – is it Safe?

Merck Sued Again Over the past week, more lawsuits against Merck & Co, makers of the recalled drug Vioxx, gained traction. Plantiffs claim that bone…

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Posted in Controversial

Do Vaccines Cause Autism?

Do Vaccines Cause Autism? There’s nothing more scary for parents than the thought that they might hurt their children. The controversy about vaccines and autism…

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Posted in Controversial

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…

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