The State of Florida has established a pre-approval requirement to protect preschool children on Medicaid from being exposed to the hazardous effects of antipsychotic drugs. That step has prompted "a seismic change" in doctors’ inappropriate prescribing of antipsychotics for preschool children: the . . . Continue reading →
"JAMA, your integrity is at stake." Chicago Tribune
The New York Times reports that Federal prosecutors have issued a subpoena seeking information and all documents including transcripts of their testimony produced in litigation relating to three prominent Harvard researchers… 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 Alliance for Human Research Protection, which is often critical of industry-academic ties, made the requests in a letter it sent Wednesday to the AMA and the journal, also known as JAMA."
Another research scam uncovered by the GAO sting involved a "bogus IRB with a pet dog as its CEO." Continue reading →
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2009 AMA REQUESTS JOURNAL OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE REVIEW Statement attributable to: Joseph M. Heyman, M.D. AMA Board Chair "The American Medical Association is owner and publisher of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) . . . Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
A series of slides, all prepared by Dr. Biederman–according to his sworn testimony–are revealing as they raise serious doubts about the scientific and ethical integrity of his oeuvre.
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The disconnect provides further evidence of how the prescription drug industry can shape, revise or even conceal negative research findings that affect the way doctors prescribe. Continue reading →