AHRP has sent a letter of complaint to the American Medical Association and the JAMA Oversight Committee calling for a public apology to Dr. Jonathan Leo by the AMA, a thorough investigation, the immediate suspension of the two editors involved, and a commitment to reviewing, clarifying and publishing JAMA’s editorial policies to protect against future violations of standards for professional conduct Continue reading →
JAMA Editor Ignites Firestorm By Calling Critic a ‘Nobody and a Nothing’_WSJ Continue reading →
200 Harvard Medical School STUDENTS are confronting the administration demanding an end to pharmaceutical industry influence in the classroom.
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Today's news reports about an increase suicide rate in 2004 offer an opportunity to witness how the media unwittingly disseminates pharmaceutical industry generated propaganda. Continue reading →
The journal, Nature, reports that the American Association of Publishers (AAP) has hired Eric Dezenhall to fight against open access scientific articles. Continue reading →
The authors argue that recommendations for the expanded use of statins to stave off cardiovascular disease are NOT supported by the evidence.
Neuroscientists are venturing into new areas positing that through attentive thinking (meditating) we can reshape the hard drive of our brains.
FDA Underhanded Tactics Against Medical Officer Who Blew the Whistle Mon, 29 Nov 2004 The Food and Drug Administration is the epicenter of a collision between medical officers in the drug safety office and senior officials in managerial positions whose focus is . . . Continue reading →
The Times’ humorous profile of JAMA’s editor attempts to trivialize the threat to public health when journals fail to maintain the integrity of science-based medicine. Continue reading →