I guess the answer is: as long as the big pharmas push for their bottom line and not anyones health !
The most recent “news:”
WASHINGTON: Another study has found that diabetes drugs intended to help patients live longer, healthier lives may in fact increase the chances they will die — this time of heart attacks and other causes.
The news, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, set off a clamour by consumer groups, heart experts and Congress — some of whom question the safety of all drugs in this class after a number of studies that have shown liver, heart and bone side effects.
Full article HERE
I really feel badly for anyone who has to take serious medication for life threatening illnesses…but while the pharmaceutical companies rake in obscene profits – they are producing products that hurt the very people they say they are helping.
And what got me more angry – was that an article I first read about this issue – went on to lament that the drug company’s stock prices fell..
Really lets you know what is the most important aspect of this issue – doesn’t it?