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Ineffective NRTs?

I was interested in reports of a research study suggesting that nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) were no more effective in helping smokers to quit their habits than simply going ‘cold turkey’. People had the same probabilities of relapsing into nicotine addiction even were they using NRTs even if they were receiving counseling to help break […]

Pharmaceutical market failures?

This review in the New York Review of Books shows how drug companies pay bribes to medical doctors and psychiatrists to have new drugs publicly endorsed and promoted and how research activities into new drugs are given a positive spin through the input of drug company money.  Quote:

‘No one knows the total amount provided […]