SchwartzReport: Drug Industry Subversion of Medical Literature

07 Health, Commerce, Corruption

For several years now I have been writing about the corruption of the medical literature in the service of the Illness Profit System (See An Appraisal of The Illness Profit System http://www.explorejournal.com/article/S1550-8307%2810%2900291-0/fulltext). This trend has received very little! attention in the corporate media (this is the first piece I have seen in a major newspaper in months) but it has very dangerous implications for you and your family, and is specifically designed to mislead your local doctor, who guides his practice based on the papers in medical journals.

As Drug Industry’s Influence Over Research Grows, so Does the Potential for Bias

PETER WHORISKEY – The Washington Post

For drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, the 17-page article in the New England Journal of Medicine represented a coup.

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