New York Times reporter Gina Kolata, broadcasts medical hype on the front page of the paper much the way Judith Miller broadcast hype fed to her by Ahmed Chalabi and the Iraq war lobby.Read More
A stunning admission of failure by major drug manufacturers who market drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer’s. "We really believe drugs are failing because we honestly don’t understand the disease."Read More
This month PLoS editors called for a zero tolerance policy: calling upon journals to identify and retract ghostwritten articles and banish their authors from publishing in their journal.Read More
The study, reported in The Journal of the American Medical Association, "found no evidence of an association between the serotonin gene and the risk of depression, no matter what people’s life experience was."Read More
"JAMA, your integrity is at stake." Chicago TribuneRead More
"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."
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) and its specialty Archives journals. While we are ultimately responsible for these publications,…Read More
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 conductRead More
JAMA Editor Ignites Firestorm By Calling Critic a ‘Nobody and a Nothing’_WSJRead More
200 Harvard Medical School STUDENTS are confronting the administration demanding an end to pharmaceutical industry influence in the classroom.Read More
A commentary in the April 2007 issue of HARVAD magazine, AHRP board member, Stefan Kruszeuski, MD, urges his colleagues to abandon psychiatry’s diagnostic and therapeutic reductionism.
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.Read More