Lay off the pills

Lay off the pills

Emma Rose explains why animals should not be given so many antibiotics.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015
Reasons to be cheerful

Reasons to be cheerful

Good news from around the world this month.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014
Ranbaxy, which sells generic drugs all over the world, was fined $500 million by a US court.

Cheap drugs and the millionaire whistleblower

Sandhya Srinivasan writes from India on the curious tale of Dinesh Thakur and the generics maker Ranbaxy.

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NI 471 - The war on whistleblowers - April, 2014

Mental health: the facts

Prevalence, provision, dangerousness and discrimination-related figures for mental illness worldwide: a zoomable infographic.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
John Mc Carthy, founder of Mad Pride Ireland, followed by Molly Buckley, Mayor of Tullamore, and supporters at a Family Fun Day in the town in 2010. Mc Carthy’s goal – to battle stigma through community, laughter and love.

A healthy mind in a healthy society

Mental health shouldn’t just be about individuals, we need strong communities too. Dinyar Godrej makes the case.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
No more tears? Drug patents deny poor children access to life-saving HIV treatment.

Johnson & Johnson shuns poor people with HIV

On World AIDS Day, a stark reminder of how Big Pharma drug patents deny HIV treatment to the developing world.

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NI 448 - The arms trade - December, 2011

Standing up to Big Pharma

A meeting of the World Psychiatric Association provides food for thought for Joanna Cheek.

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NI 428 - Welcome to Copenhagen! - December, 2009
The drugs don't work

The drugs don't work

Why young rural Indians end up addicted to pills

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Paris climate summit November, 2015
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
The war on whistleblowers April, 2014
Mental health May, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
The arms trade December, 2011
Welcome to Copenhagen! December, 2009
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
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