Tag: pharmaceutical research

  • Women ignored = women die more

    Women ignored = women die more

    The consequences of living in a world built around male data can be deadly Women are twice more likely to die of heart failure than men because the emergency services only know the male symptoms and send women home.  Research and pharmaceutical companies prefer men’s body as they are far more straightforward and they do…

  • The pill umbrella

    The pill umbrella

    Drug research went from the public to the private sector just before World War II, with the hope that economic incentive would enable more drug discoveries. Consumers would assume they would keep in mind common health interest, assuming they had humanitarian values, but it is not what has happened. Big pharmaceutical companies are driven by profit. Research and Development…