David Graham, MD, FDA’s Associate Director of Science and Medicine who, throughout his career, has been a thorn for FDA managers by identifying hazardous drug effects. In 1999, his data helped identify the risk of liver damage from Pfizer’s diabetes drug Rezulin . . . Continue reading →
Professor and chair of the department of Family and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Louisville. From 2009 to 2013 she was a professor at the University of Missouri Kansas City’s department of Biomedical and Health Informatics. From 1996 to 2009 she . . . Continue reading →
Extremely low weight premature infants have an approximately 20% mortality rate — if treated with the best current practice. These babies’ lives are at serious risk. . . . 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 →
Why didn’t Barbara Starfield’s Findings (JAMA 2000) cause a major overhaul of US medicine?
List of FDA-licensed prescription drugs withdrawn from US market for safety issues:
Between 1973 and 1991 (18 years) —16 drugs were withdrawan; Between 1992 and 2011 (19 years)—28 drugs were withdrawn. Continue reading →
The Obama Administration has embarked on an aggressive course of action that will accelerate the pace at which the integrity of American medicine–is sullied beyond repair. Continue reading →
"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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Why did the BMJ fail to disclose its partnership agreement with Merck, major vaccine manufacturer–13 vaccines, including the controversial MMR vaccine ? Continue reading →