30 Jan 2012 Effects of Tamiflu still uncertain, warn experts, as Roche continues to withhold key trial data 2 years after pharmaceutical giant Roche promised the BMJ it would release key Tamiflu trial data for independent scrutiny, the safety and… Read More ›
Public release date: 15-Aug-2011 The antiviral, oseltamivir has been used to reduce severity of and mortality from H1N1 influenza. In rural China, where there is limited access to medications such as oseltamivir, traditional Chinese medicine has been used to treat… Read More ›
Tamiflu & Relenza: Almost totally ineffective yet deadly side effects, out of 46 trials of 24,000 people
Public Release: 10-Apr-2014 Tamiflu & Relenza: How effective are they? The BMJ and Cochrane call on government and health policy decision makers to review guidance on use of Tamiflu in light of most recent evidence Tamiflu (the antiviral drug oseltamivir)… Read More ›
Are antidepressants overused? : 75% of those who write these definitions have links to drug companies.
Contact: Emma Dickinson firstname.lastname@example.org 44-020-738-36529 BMJ-British Medical Journal Head to head: Are antidepressants overprescribed? Antidepressant prescriptions in the UK have increased by 9.6% in 2011, to 46 million prescriptions. Does this reflect overmedicalisation or appropriate treatment? Two experts debate the… Read More ›
Jeremy Laurance Wednesday, 21 November 2012 The flu vaccine given to millions of people each year in Britain is “over-promoted” and “over-hyped” and the protection it offers against the seasonal illness has been exaggerated, scientists claim. Flu causes thousands… Read More ›
BMJ editor urges Roche to fulfil promise to release Tamiflu trial data: Or anything that shows the drug does more good than harm.
Contact: Stephanie Burns email@example.com 44-020-738-36920 BMJ-British Medical Journal BMJ editor urges Roche to fulfil promise to release Tamiflu trial data Journal launches open data campaign to compel greater accountability in healthcare In an open letter to company director, Professor Sir… Read More ›
2 years after pharmaceutical giant Roche promised the BMJ it would release key Tamiflu trial data for independent scrutiny, the safety and effectiveness of this anti-influenza drug remains uncertain, warn experts today Two years after pharmaceutical giant Roche promised the… Read More ›
Public release date: 22-Jan-2008 Over-the-counter medicine is commonly and casually used by millions of cold sufferers every year, but there is no good evidence for or against the effectiveness of OTC cough medicines, concludes a new systematic review of… Read More ›
Public release date: 22-Jan-2008 Adding another twist to the ongoing debate over the value of an herbal treatment for patients with heart failure, a new review of existing research suggests that hawthorn extract “significantly” improves symptoms. “If I had chronic… Read More ›