Monthly Archives: August 2011

What if No One Made Antidepressants?

A headline in Britain’s Guardian puts it this way: “Research into brain disorders under threat as drug firms pull out.” The subhead explains, “Scientists warn of big financial and social impact while fear of litigation and expenses is linked to move.” Apparently, two British-based companies, GlaxoSmithKline and Astra Zeneca have announced that they no longer intend to research, develop or market any new antidepressants.

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