Tag Archives: Industry

It has come to this: ignore vaccines-in-animals drug industry PR & news

A long-haired male golden hamster (via Wikipedia & Creative Commons) Earlier this week, a powerful opinion piece, “It Has Come To This:  Ignore the CDC,”  co-authored by former National Institutes of Health director Harold Varmus,  was published in the New York Times. That’s on the science side. On the PR and journalism side, it has… Read More »

How Drug Industry Is Countering Diminishing Vaccine Uptake

As lockdowns have kept people at home and out of medical facilities, infant vaccination rates have dropped. As you might expect, this is bad news for the drug industry, which is likely why they’ve started promoting baseless claims that childhood vaccinations might prevent COVID-19 deaths. Baseless Claims Seek to Bolster Vaccine Uptake There’s absolutely no… Read More »

Telekom Slovenije and Iskratel cooperate in the development of 4G/5G hybrid public-private networks, serving the emerging smart industry

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 14 February 2020: Telekom Slovenije, the leading Slovenian provider of the most advanced ICT solutions, and Iskratel, the leading European solution provider for the digital transformation of industries, have launched a cooperation in the development of 5G networking solutions. The aim is to deploy 4G/5G hybrid public-private networks that are of particular interest… Read More »

Eggs and cholesterol: Is industry funded research misleading?

Whether dietary cholesterol increases levels of cholesterol in the blood is a controversial topic. Although many researchers have investigated this question, a recent review asks whether industry funding has slanted the overall results. Share on PinterestDo industry funded studies paint eggs in too favorable a light? Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is essential for… Read More »

Health care industry spends $30 billion a year on marketing – NBCNews.com

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Jan. 8, 2019, 6:43 PM GMT By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News Spending on health care marketing nearly doubled from 1997 to 2016, soaring to at least $ 30 billion a year, according to a… Read More »

Patients and industry fret over drug supplies, if no Brexit deal

LONDON (Reuters) – Consumers and the pharmaceuticals industry alike are anxious about medicine supplies, if there is no deal on Britain’s departure from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Protesters demonstrate against the possible stockpiling of medecines and food in the event of a no-deal Brexit in London, Britain. Aug 22, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo While… Read More »