Even worse, FDA officials, in collusion and collaboration with GSK, approved an unethical and exploitative clinical trial—TIDE, which is on-going.
Sen. Grassley obtained documents confirming NAMI as a front group for pharma companies who underwrite ¾ of NAMI donations—in 2006 to 2008 that was a hefty $23 million. Continue reading →
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. Continue reading →
Ghostwritten journal reports masquerading as scientifically validated reports are a menace to public health. Continue reading →
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. Continue reading →
Two high ranking FDA officials’ conflicts of interest have led one to resign, the other is under investigation by the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services:
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A U.S. federal judge has issued an order to unseal thousands of Wyeth Pharmaceutical documents that provide details about the company’s "mammoth" ghostwriting campaign.
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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 →
This is a result of public awareness–thanks to information uncovered during litigation, by Sen. Charles Grassley’s investigative team, by whistleblowers, and the press! Continue reading →
Given the serious charges against Dr. Kuklo–including fraud, forgery, and conducting an unapproved experiment on soldiers–the University of Washington’s failure to take action until a series of articles in The New York Times and pressure brought to bear by Sen. Charles Grassley, speaks volumes about a pervasive culture of arrogance in academia. Continue reading →
Colonel Coots: "It is a significant breach of academic protocol. It’s a breach of trust." Continue reading →
Sen. Charles Grassley’s focused investigation is clearly aimed at cleansing fraudulent, industry-crafted promotional pieces that have made a mockery of evidence-based clinical practice in psychiatry. Continue reading →