mental health Articles
Prime Minister of the Netherlands Offers Hope To Sierre Parents
Monday, October 17th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Children from the Sierre coach crash before they left for Switzerland and the ski trip that would end in tragedy.In a show of common sense and tremendous empathy, thePrime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, has given the parents of the Sierre bus crash victims a glimmer of ... Read more
Did the Sierre Bus Driver Have a Pre-Disposition to Seroxat?
Thursday, October 13th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
The bus crash in Sierre is in the news again, at least it is in Holland.The Telegraf'sJolande van der Graaf has recently highlighted that the parents of the Sierre bus crash victims 22 children have wrote a letter toDutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, Belgian Prime Minister, Charle... Read more
Mental Health, Little Blue Pills, High-Stakes Testing, and More
Thursday, October 13th, 2016 by 76Trombones
A CAUTIONARY TALE OF ADDERALL appears in The New York Times Magazine. A young adult weaves her own experiences with the drug together with research on Adderall's effects and a history of its development and marketing. The writer describes the effects on her life of unprescribed a... Read more
Classic Avoidance by the British Medicines Regulator, the MHRA
Friday, October 7th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
I've just received this via email from the MHRA.My question to them was one of simplicity. Their answer totally avoids the question. My response to their response has just been sent to them.Firstly, here's the question I posed them...A document on the MHRA website, namely; Con126... Read more
Paxil Induced Akathisia - Jury Awards $11.9 Million
Thursday, October 6th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Paxil Seroxat is in the news again, is it ever out of the newsThis time, it appears, we have a clear-cut case of Paxil inducing akathisia which, in turn, led to the induced suicide of a prisoner.For those who do not yet know what akathisia is, here's two popular blog posts of min... Read more
For the Sake of the Children ~ Act Now!
Monday, October 3rd, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
A post grabbed my attention earlier on Facebook.The post was fromOlga Leclercq, mother of 11 year-old,Eline PicturedHere's Olga's post. My comments and research follow...I lost my beautiful, sweet and lovely 11 year old daughter in March '12.The bus driver was withdrawing from Se... Read more
Guest Post: Let's Bring Akathisia Out of the Darkness
Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Sometimes a person comes into your life for all the wrong reasons - I've had it happen to me on numerous occasions - Neil and Rhonda Carlin Parents Sara, Leonie Fennell and Tony Donnelly Parents of Shane - Stephany Gatchell Mother of Sharise, Stephanie McGill Lynch and her husban... Read more
Ex L’Oréal Marketeer To Take Over From Witty
Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Emma Walmsley, 47, is to take over the reigns from GSK's Andrew Witty on April 1, 2017 - Yup, April the first folks.Who was it that said, "This crap just writes itself"Walmsley, according to the Guardian, is a married mother of four and was born in Barrow-in-Furness, Cu... Read more
Advocates Against Prescribed Akathisia
Monday, September 19th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Akathisia - now there's a word.It's a word that should be spread far and wide, a word that should be...but sadly isn't.The pharmaceutical industry and, indeed, global medicine regulators and, to an extent, the field of psychiatry, play it down. Your average Dr probably doesn't ev... Read more
Lariam Pulled From Sale in Ireland
Saturday, September 17th, 2016 by BOB FIDDAMAN
RTE News are reporting today that the anti-malarial drug, Lariam Mefloquine, has been withdrawn from sale in Ireland.Side effects reported with Lariam include, but are not limited to, aggression, paranoia, suicidal thinking, completed suicide.Lariam is no stranger to controversy ... Read more
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