"Judith Warner’s book illustrates the perils of preferring stories to science." Continue reading →
One has to wonder why discovery of defective cars are front page news while defective FDA-approved prescription drugs are accepted as part of life’s risk.
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Why Has Columbia Expended So Much Effort to Avoid the Conclusion of Patient Harm? Continue reading →
GSK Executives: "frankly, the last thing we want to do is get into a public debate about whose analysis is right." Continue reading →
"Her mother’s murder trial has been over for a couple of weeks now, but I’m still haunted by little Rebecca Riley." Continue reading →
Even worse, FDA officials, in collusion and collaboration with GSK, approved an unethical and exploitative clinical trial—TIDE, which is on-going.
Dr. Diane Harper advises AGAINST proposed NYS HPV legislationwithout parental consent. Continue reading →
Given multiple prior investigations of Dr. Wakefied’s 1998 paper, why did it take the Lancet editors 12 years to discover a lack of proper IRB approval? Continue reading →
"Does this appointment signify that Harvard Medical School intends to even further strengthen its research ties to the pharmaceutical industry?" Continue reading →
"Anything you put in that book, any little change you make, has huge implications not only for psychiatry but for pharmaceutical marketing, research, for the legal system, for who’s considered to be normal or not, for who’s considered disabled," said Dr. Michael First, professor of psychiatry at Columbia University who edited the DSM4l but is not involved in the DSM5.