Articles Posted September 2012

  • Johnson & Johnson fined $1.1bn in Risperdal case

    Drugs giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) was ordered to pay $1.1bn (£690m) for hiding the risks involved in taking its anti-psychotic drug Risperdal. Johnson and Johnson was sued for marketing the drug Risperdal in 2007. In January 1999, the Food & Drug Administration (‘FDA’) had warned J&J that marketing Risperdal as  safe and effective in […]

  • Over-The-Counter Topical Muscle and Joint Pain Relievers May Cause Rare Cases of Serious Burns

    FDA is alerting the public that certain over-the-counter (OTC) products that are applied to the skin for the relief of mild muscle and joint pain have been reported to cause rare cases of serious skin injuries, ranging from first- to third-degree chemical burns, where the products were applied. When applied to the skin, the products […]

  • Vitamin D, calcium found to save lives among elderly

    A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) has found that elderly individuals who have sufficient levels of both vitamin D and calcium together may have a decreased risk of early mortality. Based on data compiled from eight different randomized controlled trials, researchers found that seniors citizens who have balanced […]

  • The truth behind world’s second largest pharmaceutical company

    Indian Pharmaceutical Market is projected to grow to 1366.09 hundred crores by 2015 and to 3124 hundred crore market by 2020,according to a report published in Wall Street Journal.The patient pool will rise by nearly 20%.Ofcourse the patient pool will rise.why not??When The worlds second largest company by sales which generates 7.6% of its revenue […]

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  • GlaxoSmithKline to pay $3 billion in fines

    GlaxoSmithKline to pay $3 billion in fines, the largest health care fraud settlement in U.S. history The Justice Department said that British drugmaker will plead guilty to promoting popular antidepressants Paxil and Wellbutrin for unapproved uses. The company also will plead guilty to failing to report to the government for seven years some safety problems […]

  • Vitamin Pills and Supplements- A waste of Money

    Vitamin Pills and Supplements- A waste of Money Do you buy your vitamin supplements from pharmacy or chemist shop etc? More than likely, you are not getting what you paid for and are doing more harm than good. Getting your daily dose of vitamins and minerals should come from food, and only then should you […]