Big Pharm at work once again. The Bitter Pill The Official Blog of UNITE uniteforlife.org In summary, Healy told the jury that all the rat pups born to mothers who received Paxil were dead four days after they were born, while eighty-eight percent of the pups not exposed to Paxil were still alive on day four. In fact, of the 415 rat pups born to mothers who received Paxil, Healy testified that, One in every ten or actually maybe more like possibly one in every eight or so were born dead. As far as he could make make out, all the rats were not autopsied, Healy said, so the question was why the pups died. Its clearly the drug that has caused the death, he told the jury. One of the possible reasons for their death is theyre born with birth defects that lead to them actually dying early in infant life, he testified. A responsible approach to data like this is to investigate it further and find out just what the cause is.