Did Bayer Schering use Millions of Women as Guinea Pigs for Profit ?

Westminster Hall, 23 April 2019

“1.5 million women, were treated as human guinea pigs for the pursuit of profit by the company Schering now Bayer”.

Hannah Bardell MP uses strong words such as “a criminal cover-up“, and reminds the minister and the government that the HPT drugs campaigners, MPs and primodos-victims are not going away… Reference.

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Why Not Use Meta-Analysis to Assess Primodos Evidence ?

Westminster Hall, 23 April 2019

Gordon Marsden MP calls for Expert Working Group / MHRA’s to use meta-analysis to assess evidence.

Gordon Marsden MP questions Expert Working Group / MHRA’s reluctance to use latest systematic review and meta-analysis to assess evidence, pointing out that the method is widely used by organisations including most recently by NICE and others through out the world. Reference.

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Expert Working Group Report on Hormone Pregnancy Tests

Westminster Hall, 23 April 2019

Debate hold on 23 April 2019, at 11.30am, on the Expert Working Group report on hormone pregnancy tests, and led by Yasmin Qureshi MP.

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Natural Justice continues to be Denied to the Primodos Victims

Westminster Hall Debate, 23 April 2019

Brendan O’Hara MP calls for a statutory public inquiry.

“…natural justice will continue to be denied, for as long as UK medical establishments continue to deny the link between Hormone Pregnancy Tests and serious fetal abnormalities…”

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Looking for the Truth about Primodos to Be Uncovered

Westminster Hall Debate, 23 April 2019

Emma Reynolds MP sets out the evidence from both reviews done by Professor Carl Heneghan that highlighted the link between Primodos and babies born with malformations.

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The Link between Primodos and Malformations : Get the Figures

Westminster Hall Debate, 23 April 2019

Sir Edward Davey sets out the evidence to Jackie Doyle-Price, Minister for Mental Health, detailing the risk of malformation caused by Primodos.

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Primodos Drug and The MHRA : MP Yasmin Qureshi’s Request

Yasmin Qureshi MP asked for a fully independent assessment of Carl Heneghan’s systematic review and meta-analysis

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Harms in Healthcare: Primodos, Vaginal Mesh Implants and Sodium Valproate

How concerned should we be about treatment side-effects, innovation and regulatory failures?

Prof Carl Heneghan discusses the evidence about three NHS treatments undergoing government review:

  • Primodos,
  • vaginal mesh implants
  • and the anti-epilepsy sodium valproate.

Oxford University Department for Continuing Education,
Open Event Dec 2018.

Prof Carl Heneghan is Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine. Information about the postgraduate courses and qualifications in EBHC can be found here.

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Primodos Pregnancy Drug Evidence : Marie Lyon’s Story

Primodos linked to birth defects, SkyNews interview, Nov 2018

Campaigner Marie Lyon talks about her daughter’s birth defects after taking the drug Primodos.

  • Reference : @SkyNews, 7:19 PM, 27 Nov 2018.

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Jeremy Hunt Statement Over the Primodos Scandal and Valproate

Hunt: “Immediate action” will be taken, House of Commons, Feb 2018

The health secretary outlines the “immediate actions” that will be taken following the public scandals involving the pregnancy drug Primodos and epilepsy drug valproate.

  • Reference : @SkyNews, 1:16 PM, 21 Feb 2018.

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