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Drugs Similar to Viagra May Help Combat Heart Disease

Heart disease researchers have recently completed some clinical trials on sheep which suggest that tadalafil, a drug normally prescribed for erectile dysfunction, may be able to combat heart failure. Tadalafil, marketed under the name Cialis, is similar in nature to sildenafil, the drug commonly known as Viagra, and has almost exclusively been used to help…

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Eli Lilly Lowers Insulin Price, However to Drug is Still Unaffordable for Most

Eli Lilly has been receiving a lot of negative attention in the news lately due to some lawsuits about product safety and kickback schemes, but the big pharma company hopes to get a more positive reaction to their newest statement. The company has announced that they plan to lower the costs of one of their…

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Medical Researchers Hide Funding from Big Pharma

Introduction The life of today is filled with so many ups and down, and the medical world is one that’s suffered a huge blow. Some issues have now gotten out of hand. One of the most pressing issues that is still being investigated is the case of doctors and scientists concealing the funding from big pharma.…

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Top American Employers Fighting Back Against Big Pharma

Corporate America has a thorny problem. And the name of that problem is Big Pharma. The copay system in American healthcare is where employees who hold healthcare policies pay a particular amount out of their pocket for medical costs at the point of care. This system has come under scrutiny in the recent past and employers…

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Why You Should Get a Flu Shot

Reasons to Get The Flu Vaccine With the arrival of autumn, the new flu shots for the winter flu season are now available. The CDC estimates that only 45 percent of Americans receive flu shots in any given year. The flu sickens up to 20 percent of the total U.S. population, resulting in more than 200,000…

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Big Pharma Exec Says he Has “Moral Requirement” to Hike Price 400%

There are thousands of horror stories of consumers being overcharged for pharmaceuticals. Unsuspecting customers arrive at the pharmacy only to find that the medicine which will make them better comes to a total bill in the thousands. People die every day not because there is no cure for what disease or ailment that they might…

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Study Shows Drug Prices Rise When In Short Supply

The cost of healthcare has been on an upward spiral. Patients decry the rising costs of insurance and a narrowing coverage spectrum. What one cannot afford in insurance premiums, he or she has to pay in out-of-pocket payments that continue to skyrocket by the day. The recent revelation by Associated Press that medicine price increment…

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Ghostwriting in Medical Journals

The medical profession in America faces complex challenges in the 21st century. Medical Ghostwriting is a challenge that threatens the credibility and integrity of professional medical publications and highly trained medical providers. HISTORY OF GHOSTWRITING The phenomenon of ghostwriting is not new. Fiction writers and autobiographers often enlist the services of a ghostwriter to enhance the quality…

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Big Pharma Under Fire Again

The opioid epidemic has caused much devastation throughout the country, shattering lives and ruining families. One of the more heartbreaking consequences of the epidemic is the effect that it has had on newborn children whose mothers took opioids during the course of their pregnancy. These children have experienced withdrawal symptoms after they have been born…

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Americans Deserve Access to Safe and Affordable Medication

People in the U.S. spend more money on medications than consumers in any other part of the world. Huffington Post published the alarming statistic that 25 percent of Americans are struggling to afford their daily medications. Healthline reports that Canada sells medications for as much as 40 to 60 percent less than U.S. prices. That’s why…

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