Tag Archives: Parkinson’s disease
- Pfizer to compensate Parkinson’s patients over gambling and sex addictions
May 8, 2015
Federal Court Judge Jennifer Davies of the Australian state of Victoria has delayed the settlement approval between Pfizer and patients who developed gambling, sex and shopping addictions as a side effect of drugs for Parkinson’s disease. Around 172 patients took Pfizer's drugs Cabaser and Dostinex to treat quivers associated with Parkinson's...
- Problem gamblers problem with pills, smokes and hypersexual gay cross-dressing
December 30, 2012
A year and a week ago, we reported that Australian Greens party Senator Richard Di Natale, a doctor with experience in addiction research, was interested in the idea of treating problem gamblers with Naltrexone, a drug used to treat heroin addicts and alcoholics. The Age now reports that the University...
- Australia to ban earphone-equipped pokies and treat gamblers like heroin addicts
December 22, 2011
Australia’s moral panic over its citizens turning into pokie-playing zombies is well documented, as are the various proposals for methods of decoupling the zombies' lips from their video poker teats. The latest is a ban on earphone-equipped poker machines in the state of Victoria. Around 130 such machines currently operating...
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016