Buyer be Aware: Tamiflu and Relenza Should be Used with Caution

Buyer be Aware: Tamiflu and Relenza Should be Used with Caution

by Virginia Hopkins The research is contradictory, the benefits are debatable and the threat of drug resistant viruses is real. FLU DRUGS Oseltamivir Phosphate (Tamiflu) Zanamivir (Relenza) What Do They Do in the Body? Both drugs are neuraminidase inhibitors. They inhibit enzyme activity in flu viruses, which in turn inhibits their growth and spread. Relenza […]

Truthiness in Advertising – Gardasil

Truthiness in Advertising – Gardasil

Here’s the script of a TV ad for Gardasil, a vaccine for the human papillomavirus ( HPV) which may cause cervical cancer. These ads have been widely broadcast and feature hip young skateboarding and drum-playing girls just wanting to be “one less.” The Gardasil ad script is in italic type. My version of the truth, as I think it should be voiced by Merck, the manufacturer, is in normal type.

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