Drug Companies & Doctors: A Story of Corruption

This article (published on the medicinehitchiker blog) has been written by Dr. Marcia Angell, former Editor in Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine. It begins: “Recently Senator Charles Grassley, ranking Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, has been looking…
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Drug Firms, the Codification of Diagnostic Categories, and Bias in Clinical Guidelines

This article from 2013 has been written by Lisa Cosgrove and Emily E. Wheeler, both of University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA. The abstract says: “The profession of medicine is predicated upon an ethical mandate: first do no harm. However, critics…
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Psychiatry Under the Influence: Institutional Corruption, Social Injury, and Prescriptions for Reform

Psychiatry Under the Influence has been written by Robert Whitaker and Lisa Cosgrove. The publishers say that this book “investigates how the influence of pharmaceutical money and guild interests has corrupted the behavior of the American Psychiatric Association and academic psychiatry during the past…
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Deadly Medicines and Organised Crime: How Big Pharma Has Corrupted Healthcare

The publishers say : “Prescription drugs are the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. In his latest ground-breaking book, Peter C Gotzsche exposes the pharmaceutical industries and their charade of fraudulent behaviour, both in research and marketing…
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