By Dr Mercola
Only nine days away from his swearing-in as president, Donald Trump held his first press conference since the election and announced that the pharmaceutical industry was “getting away with murder” and that during his presidency he would do something about high drug prices with more competitive bidding for federal contracts. His remarks sent drug stocks into a sudden nosedive. Continue reading
By Mike Adams of Natural News
In a welcome announcement during a press conference yesterday, President-elect Donald Trump announced a plan to shatter the monopolistic pricing of Big Pharma that has been draining literally trillions of dollars from the government for the past two decades.
“Pharma has a lot of lobbyists and a lot of power,” said Trump. “There’s very little bidding on drugs. We’re the largest drug buyer in the world, and we’re going to start bidding. We’re going to start saving billions of dollars on drugs.” Continue reading
No more Mr NICE guy.
It seems that Britain’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has now given up any pretence to being a centre of best practice solely concerned with issuing guidance over what’s best for the nation’s health, but is more intent on dancing to the tune of Big Pharma.
Eight members of NICE’s 12-strong panel have financial links to drugs companies that produce statins – and they are now recommending that doctors prescribe “millions more” of them, which leading doctors say could be a public health disaster.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is the subject of a new investigation aimed at uncovering what really took place during the 2009 global influenza pandemic, which led to tens of millions of people being vaccinated for so-called “swine flu.” A joint investigation by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism (BIJ) has already uncovered major conflicts of interest at WHO, whereby vaccine companies profited heavily from the pandemic and the mass hysteria that it generated. Continue reading