Tag: pharma

December 21, 2008

HPV Vaccinations: Killing Girls Slowly?

This article leaves a lot to be desired for the decision to vaccinate a lot of young Canadian girls with HPV treatment. I think we need to re-evaluate why we were in such a rush to spend $300 million on a drug that may not have been adequately tested, especially when we’re ready to go to election again over $28 million in public finance for […]

August 29, 2008

Research I’d Like to See for Canada

(In the UK) Drug giants accused over doctors’ perks: Original story here Here are some examples: Astra Zeneca paid £2,500 for a doctor at the Royal Bournemouth trust and £1,500 for a doctor at Sheffield teaching hospital to attend a cancer conference in Texas Sanofi-Aventis, the world’s fourth biggest pharmaceutical company, paid for doctors at the Countess of Chester trust to go to conferences in […]