Article: Avandia: how the warning signs were ignored

This is a draft of an article  that was published in The Daily Mail on 26 July 2010 [Daily Mail permalink] It is about the extensive efforts to cover up the problems with the diabetes drug Avandia. It reveals a serious confusion by the drug watchdog the MHRA about what evidence to follow and how […]

Article: Watchdog ignored drugs risks for years

This article was published in the Daily Mail on 7th July 2008. [Daily Mail Permalink] It’s about how drug companies regularly conceal evidence of drug dangers and how the drug watch dog – the MHRA – seems unable to take any effective steps to regulate this behaviour. Drugs involved include heavyweight tranquillisers called antipsychotics, SSRI antidepressants the anti-inflammatory Vioxx and […]