A strong case for the anthrax vaccine trial would be made “if the community that’s most supportive of moving this forward would volunteer their own children for the study.”Amy Gutmann,Chair, Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.
"We didn’t declare these competing interests because it didn’t occur to us to do so " Fiona Godlee, editor-in chief, BMJ.
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The filing by Dow Jones & Co., in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, comes after a series of articles in the Journal about abuses of the Medicare system. Continue reading →
Ghostwritten journal reports masquerading as scientifically validated reports are a menace to public health. Continue reading →
ACRE’s mission is to persuade physicians that MORE rather than less industry involvement in Continuing Medical Education programs is good for patients–much as industry’s "Harry and Louise" ads were aimed at convincing the public that universal healthcare was BAD for them. Continue reading →
AHRP proposes a multi-disciplinary team of independent scientists to review ALL of Dr. Joseph Biederman’s publications and supporting documents, including: research protocols, consent forms, and the original (of course, anonymized) data sets with associated code books for all pediatric studies. Continue reading →
Dr. Peter Slavin, president of Mass. General Hospital: "We don’t want our faculty being on the road as hired guns." Continue reading →
ADHD published reports have been carefully crafted to declare pro-drug "conclusions"–but those conclusions are belied by the actual evidence about the long-term effects of ADHD drugs on children’s health. Continue reading →
The most shocking disclosure is that Dr. Biederman’s study testing powerful antipsychotics in PRESCHOOL CHILDREN "was beset by breaches of research protocol," Continue reading →
The most shocking disclosure: a Biederman study testing the use of powerful antipsychotics in PRESCHOOL CHILDREN "was beset by breaches of research protocol." Continue reading →
New revelations in an unsealed whistleblower-initiated lawsuit filed in Boston add yet another dimension to the scope and magnitude of corruption that has derailed American medicine–the focus is tainted Continuing Medical Education. Continue reading →