Neurological Disorder News

Health Diaries > Health News > Neurological Disease News > May 2006

May 07, 2006

Pfizer Tested Unapproved Drug on Children

During an epidemic in Nigeria in 1996, Pfizer illegally tested an unapproved drug on children with brain infections, says a panel of Nigerian medical experts. According to the report, published in the Sunday (today) edition of the Washington Post, this violated international law. The report was completed five years ago, but never came out in the open. (Medical News Today)

Posted by news editor at 09:01 AM

May 03, 2006

Keith Richards to Have Brain Surgery

After falling out of a palm tree, Rolling Stone Keith Richards continued to suffer headaches after being discharged from the hospital. It was at first believed that he suffered only a mild concussion but doctors have now diagnosed bleeding in the brain. He will undergo an operation to drill a hole in his skull and drain the blood. (Ireland on-line)

Posted by news editor at 09:06 AM