The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at the increasingly dark side of conflicts of interest in academia.Read More
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.Read More
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 reportRead More
The catalyst for Dr. Elliott’s article was the tragic case of Dan Markingson, a 26-year old who committed suicide in May 2004, while enrolled in the CAFE trial, prescribed Seroquel. This case encapsulates the tragic consequences of a broken system which is not designed to detect the hazards for human subjects posed by market-driven research.Read More
An educator with an insightful sense of humor calls psychiatry’s proclivity to designate all manner of human behavior as pathological–an affront.Read More
Dr. Charles Schulz is scheduled to present "How to help parents of a first psychotic episode patient," at Annual APA Meeting –it is closed to public. What is it that psychiatrists and the APA do not want parents or the public to know?
The system has provided companies an opportunity to make spectacular profits from the widespread use of defective drugs and vaccines that have caused irreversible harm.Read More
Ghostwritten journal reports masquerading as scientifically validated reports are a menace to public health.Read More
Until now, American medicine as a profession has turned a blind eye and deaf ear to ghostwritten journal articles that have corrupted the integrity of the medical literature, displacing science-based medicine with corporate propaganda masquerading as science.Read More
Today’s New York Times reports (below) that "court documents provide a paper trail showing that Wyeth contracted with a medical communications company to outline articles, draft them and then solicit top physicians to sign their names, even though many of the doctors contributed little or no writing."Read More
Medtronic acknowledged that some of the consulting payments occurred during the time that Dr. Kuklo, was shopping his favorable study of Medtronic’s Infuse bone-graft product to medical journals.Read More