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2013-09-13 23:02:00

RxISK.org, the first free, independent website for researching and reporting prescription drug side effects, has launched a drug safety petition asking two pharmaceutical giants to stop blocking the European Medicines Agency (EMA) from releasing prescription drug clinical trial data. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 In 2010, the EMA began releasing patient-level data from the clinical trials used to approve new medicines in Europe, but the program was shut down in 2013 due to...

2013-07-15 23:01:44

Are you taking any AbbVie drugs? David Healy & team want a report from you at RxISK.org. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 RxISK.org, the first free independent website for researching and reporting prescription drug side effects, is helping a campaign to capture patient reported side effects of a range of drugs sold by the pharmaceutical company AbbVie - the recent spun-off entity of Abbott Laboratories. The campaign was announced by Dr. David Healy, a leading drug safety...

2013-06-27 23:37:38

RxISK Funds to support global prescription drug safety established this month to enable tax assisted donations. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 RxISK.org, the first free independent website for researching and reporting prescription drug side effects, has established RxISK Funds in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada. Each RxISK Fund is used to support global prescription drug safety. Receipts for US tax purposes, UK, or Canadian purposes are issued for donations. These...

2013-06-27 23:17:38

No one knows a drug’s side effects like the person taking it and that's why RxISK.org has been created to provide a place where patients can research, report, and share their stories with others. More patients are now reporting side effects to RxISK than to country regulators. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 RxISK.org, the first free independent website for researching and reporting prescription drug side effects, announced today it has had over 2.6 thousand side effects...

2013-05-31 23:26:04

RxISK.org, the first free independent website for researching and reporting prescription drug side effects, is adding two enhancements in the first week of June. Researchers will be able to access patient stories and the official assessment of side effect causality. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 RxISK stories Narratives shared by patients with their permission and without personal identifiers, will now be available. According to Dr. Dee Mangin, RxISK.org´s Chief Medical...

2013-02-11 23:04:48

How often do prescription medications cause people to do things they would never normally do? Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 Prominent psychopharmacologist Dr. David Healy will be in North America February 18-22 (Chicago, Washington) with his latest observations on all manner of uncharacteristic behaviors that prescription drugs can cause. A researcher and acknowledged expert on antidepressants and the pre-market trials that assess their safety, Dr. Healy believes that the public...

2013-01-30 23:03:42

The recent Connecticut massacre and other mass killings have focused the current debate on gun control. In this recent interview, which follows up on Dr Healy's talk in New York City at a RxISK Forum On School Shootings 10 days ago, Healy explains why we need to have a serious discussion about the role that common US prescription drugs might have played. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 RxISK.org, the first free independent website for researching and reporting prescription drug...

2013-01-08 05:01:51

Are common US prescription medications linked to violence? Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 On Friday January 18, 2013 from 2 to 3pm at the Still Mind Zendo* center in New York City, RxISK.org will be hosting a free public discussion about links between school shootings, other violent acts, and common prescription medications with Dr. David Healy, MD, a world-renowned psychiatrist and psychopharmacologist from the United Kingdom. Dr. Healy has acted as an expert witness for the...

2012-12-18 05:03:43

RxISK.org, the first free independent website for researching and reporting prescription drug side effects, has just added a Hair Zone to both highlight and to collect more data on the links between prescription drugs and our hair. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 “CSI fans know that the most accurate way to identify the drugs a person takes is to analyze hair samples,” says Dr. David Healy RxISk.org CEO. “Hair accumulates drugs when people take them and...


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