Adverse drug events are now the fourth leading cause of death in hospitals.
It’s a reasonable bet they are an even greater cause of death in non-hospital settings where there is no one to monitor things going wrong and no one to intervene to save a life. In mental health, for instance, drug-induced problems are the leading cause of death — and these deaths happen in community rather than hospital settings.
There is also another drug crisis — we are failing to discover new drugs. [Read more...]
This post by Johanna Ryan continues a set of posts looking at the changing world of clinical trials – See Clinical Trial Fraud. These feed straight into and add to the points made in a series of lectures on how trials have developed over the last 3 decades – Clinical Trials Are Not Safe, People […]
On June 3, 2009, Sean Tracey cross-examined Jane Nieman, who at the time was Director, U.S. Post-Marketing Group, Worldwide Clinical Safety for GlaxoSmithKline in a deposition. Ms. Nieman testified about a spontaneous event report for an aborted male child that was assigned Manufacturer Control Number 2001014040-2109 case number 3667484. This report, received by GSK/SB on […]
This is part 3 of a set of lectures organized by André Marx, a family doctor from Stockholm. Its alternate title is Girl who Eats Salt. This follows Girl with a Clinical Trial Tattoo, and Girl who Tackles Ghosts. A video recording done by Thomas Hultgren of Girl who Eats Salt is Here. Our lady […]
This is the second of a 3 lecture series given to family doctors in Stockholm on September 9 this year. The meeting was organized by André Marx. The alternate title of this talk is Girl who Tackles Ghosts. It follows Girl with a Clinical Trial Tattoo. It will be followed by Girl who Eats Salt. […]
This is the first of 3 linked lectures given to family doctors in Stockholm on September 9 2021. The meeting was organized by André Marx, a family doctor in Stockholm who also runs Sweden’s first and only public health care-funded withdrawal clinic for psychiatric drugs. The alternate title of this talk is Girl with a […]