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Wyeth Losing in Court

| March 31, 2011

As I blogged previously, the National Institutes of Health Women’s Health Initiative Study (launched in 1993-95) had to be shut down in 2002, when it became clear the women in the Premarin/Prempro arm of the study were experiencing an unacceptably high rate of breast cancer, strokes, heart disease, and dementia (http://stuartbramhall.aegauthorblogs.com/2011/03/25/wyeth-and-the-multibillion-dollar-menopause-industry/). The massive negative publicity […]

Wyeth Stocks Soar While Women Die

| March 29, 2011

Six Decades of False and Misleading Marketing Estrogen, a hormone regulating the development and function of the female reproductive system, was first discovered in 1925. In the 1930s, the drug company Wyeth developed a process (viewed as barbaric by animal rights activists) to extract conjugated estrogens from the urine of pregnant mares. They patented their […]

Menopause: Made in the USA

| March 27, 2011

Historically 80% of Premarin and Prempro sales have occurred in the US. Even in the US, the cessation of menstruation is a non-event in 75% of women, producing no physical symptoms whatsoever. In fact, most languages and cultures have no word for menopause. In Chinese medicine, so-called menopausal symptoms are considered a manifestation of an […]

Wyeth and the Multibillion Dollar Menopause Industry

| March 25, 2011

(this is the first of several posts regarding the “corporatization” of the US health care system – and its harmful effects on human health) I have blogged previously about the ingenious – and deadly – strategy by pharmaceutical companies and other corporate interests of inventing fictitious illnesses to market highly profitable drugs that allegedly “treat” […]