Cancer Quackery: Past And Present
November 5, 2005 by

The search for safe and effective drugs is as old as mankind. Nothing is more important to doctors and patients than to have drugs they can rely on. And there are now a host of such drugs. Yet “unproven” drugs still have a fatal fascination. especially drugs for cancer. Laetrile is the latest of literally …

Diet Drug Danger Déja Vu
January 29, 2003 by ,

Never say “never again” is something you learn in FDA. Worthless or dangerous products have an annoying way of cropping up time after time. Even drugs thought to have been banned forever have come back from the dusty pages of history to afflict an unsuspecting public. The chemical 2,4-dinitrophenol is a case in point. Described …