Stephen A. Krahling and Joan A. Wlochowski, former Merck virologists blew the whistle by filing a qui tam action lawsuit — U.S. v Merck & Co. — in August 2010. The scientists allege that the efficacy tests for the measles, mumps, rubella . . . Continue reading →
“Unfortunately, the entire evidence base has been perverted,” said Joseph Ross, a professor at Yale Medical School who has studied the issue. Continue reading →
“You could say these marketing tactics are merely concerning. But I think of them as satanic. What the data are telling us is that these drugs are ruining people’s lives,” said Phillip Prior, MD Continue reading →
The US Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit overturned a summary judgement by a lower court ordering a whistleblower lawsuit filed by Dr. Kenneth Jones against Harvard Medical School, its teaching hospitals, Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospital, and Dr. Marilyn Albert (Principal Investigator) and Dr. Ronald Killiany to proceed to trial.
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Even as the corruption of science is no longer a dirty little secret, but is in plain sight, no one is doing anything tostop it. April 16, 2012 A Sharp Rise in Retractions Prompts Calls for Reform By CARL ZIMMER In . . . Continue reading →
Healthcare providers and insurers, in the pursuit of increased profits, have resorted to ruthless tactics befitting Mafia enforcers or loan sharks, when interfacing with patients. Continue reading →
100 Amgen scientists were astonished to find that they were able to replicate the results of only 6 of 53 widely cited landmark cancer research papers.
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"From the start, the [Tri-University Schizophrenia Practice Guidelines] project subverted scientific integrity, appearing to be a purely scientific venture when it was at its core, a marketing venture for Risperdal."
The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at the increasingly dark side of conflicts of interest in academia. Continue reading →
One has been criminally indicted on 13 counts of fraud, 9 counts of money laundering , and theft of $1 million. The other was found to have made a series of "unsubstantiated and/or false" statements and slanderous accusations. Continue reading →
Dr. Stan Kutcher, a co-author of a widely disseminated–now discredited ghostwritten report–“Study 329”–who ran for Canadian Parliament, The Coast, a small Canadian newspaper, retracted and then apologized for a story that highlighted about the benefits of the antidepressant, Paxil, for children.
professor of psychiatry who penned his name to aghostwritten report