When Turing Pharmaceuticals bought the rights to a little-known drug called Daraprim this past September, it didn’t take long for the story to sweep across social media, evoking a particularly fiery response. Immediately after buying Daraprim, Turing raised the price …
Alli is NOT your Ally
Dylan Lynch details the latest contamination claims circulating around GSK’s weight loss drug ‘Alli’.
Science & Tech Editor
Alli is a weight loss drug produced by the British company GlaxoSmithKline, or GSK, which is mainly manufactured at the Beecham Chemical Plant in Cork, Ireland. The active ingredient, Orlistat, is supposedly effective at …
The power of negative results: how the pharmaceutical industry’s failure to report findings is costing lives
Industry funded research is more likely to yield positive results than trials funded independently. This has been the conclusion of innumerable studies comparing the published results of trials across many diverse areas in academia.
On the …