All posts tagged with Medicine
10/13/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

We’ve heard a lot in recent years about nursing homes overmedicating their patients with psych drugs to sedate them in

http://www.brain.news/2017-10-13-nursing-homes-abusively-drugging-elderly-patients-with-mind-altering-psych-drug.html

09/23/2017 / By Tracey Watson

There is no doubt that the intense stresses and pressures of modern life have left many people feeling depressed and

http://www.brain.news/2017-09-23-antidepressants-are-killing-people-risk-of-early-death-increased-by-33.html

09/18/2017 / By Jhoanna Robinson

A study that was conducted by scientists at McMaster University in Canada concluded that antidepressants raised the risk of death

http://www.brain.news/2017-09-18-antidepressants-found-to-be-death-pills-that-dramatically-raise-the-risk-of-early-death.html

09/13/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

Mothers-to-be who are mulling over the decision about whether to take antidepressants while pregnant might want to take note of

http://www.brain.news/2017-09-13-pregnant-women-who-take-antidepressants-increase-risk-of-psychiatric-disorders-for-their-kids.html

09/02/2017 / By News Editors

Would you let a five-year-old smoke a joint? I certainly hope not. Yet that would probably be less harmful than

http://www.brain.news/2017-09-02-as-babies-are-prescribed-pharmaceuticals-have-we-reached-dystopia.html

08/27/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

Psychiatric drug use is on the rise in the U.S., with one out of every six Americans now taking some

http://www.brain.news/2017-08-27-over-a-million-children-under-the-age-of-six-are-currently-on-psychiatric-drugs-in-america.html

08/17/2017 / By Tracey Watson

A recent study, led by Professor Seena Fazel of the University of Oxford’s Forensic Psychiatry Group in the U.K., and

http://www.brain.news/2017-08-17-pharma-influenced-study-finds-that-teen-depression-increases-risk-of-violence-so-they-should-all-be-treated-with-drugs-that-cause-violence-instead.html

08/16/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

Last Thursday, President Donald Trump announced to reporters that he would be declaring America’s opioid crisis a national emergency, as

http://www.brain.news/2017-08-16-trumps-solution-to-the-opioid-epidemic-crisis-more-spending-on-mental-health.html

08/13/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

Epilepsy rates in the U.S. have skyrocketed in recent years, with more than 3.4 million Americans now suffering from the

http://www.brain.news/2017-08-13-whats-causing-all-the-epilepsy-huge-surge-across-usa-now-means-3-4-million-americans-suffer-neurochemical-pollution.html

08/02/2017 / By Amy Goodrich

Psychiatry is an ancient phenomenon with an invasive and brutal history. In the past, the mentally ill were strapped to

http://www.brain.news/2017-08-02-experts-blast-growing-trend-of-coercive-psychiatry-where-people-are-pharmacologically-imprisoned-without-evidence-or-trial.html

08/01/2017 / By Ethan Huff

It’s no big secret that the pharmaceutical industry isn’t at all concerned with trying to advance the cause of improving

http://www.brain.news/2017-08-01-big-pharmas-alzheimers-gold-rush-35-new-drugs-to-hit-the-market-in-the-next-few-years-as-the-drug-cartels-cash-in-on-cognitive-decline.html

07/30/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

With 47 million people around the world suffering from dementia and 115 million people expected to have the illness by

http://www.brain.news/2017-07-30-pharmaceutical-industry-panics-admits-prescription-drugs-dont-work-for-dementia-and-they-probably-never-will.html

07/20/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

It’s hard not to feel the overwhelming urge to take the best care of yourself possible when you hear what

http://www.brain.news/2017-07-20-its-not-just-in-america-norwiegan-nursing-homes-are-also-over-medicating-their-senior-citizens.html

07/11/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

More than 350 million people on our planet suffer from depression, and it also has a profound effect on their

http://www.brain.news/2017-07-11-magnesium-to-make-depression-drugs-obsolete-new-science-finds-magnesium-safer-more-affordable-and-more-effective-than-ssris.html