Women’s Health

ADHD Drug Vyvanse Now Given To Menopausal Women

Shire Pharmaceuticals made a fortune selling its attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drug Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) after convincing doctors to prescribe it to millions of children across the globe. Now, you may have heard the name Vyvanse somewhere else and that’s because the drug was recently approved for a completely made-up condition called Binge Eating Disorder […]

Flibanserin: Female Libido Drug Brings Far More Pain Than Pleasure

Since 2010, the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rejected this drug twice… and yet, recently an FDA committee made a U-turn and voted 18-6 in favour of approving Sprout Pharmaceutical’s daily pill flibanserin… also referred to as the “female Viagra” or the “little pink pill.” Flibanserin’s approval — which will be sold under the […]

Misread Breast Biopsies Lead To Wrong Breast Cancer Diagnoses

It turns out that breast biopsies are not the fool-proof final word on whether women have breast cancer or not. In fact, according to a new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), breast biopsies are far from the gold standard of tests the mainstream has hailed them to be. Leaving […]

Mainstream Gags The Truth About Gardasil’s Dark Side

We might live in an age of 24/7/365 news coverage, but that doesn’t mean censorship is not still very much alive and well. A case in point is when the largest daily newspaper in Canada, The Toronto Star, recently removed a front-page story from its website about an investigation into the side effects of the […]