Monthly Archives: August 2008

A Valuable Window into the Drug Industry’s Marketing Tactics

Share Critics of the pharmaceutical industry have long complained that drug companies resort to unscrupulous tactics to market their wares, handpicking friendly researchers (to whom they pay handsome consulting fees) for clinical trials, ghost-writing the results, and running studies for … Continue reading

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A flawed system of drug research, or why new drugs often do more harm than good

Share The August doldrums have settled in. Pharmalot is on vacation, as are most state and federal legislators. But there’s a few items I’d like to take note of, since I too was on vacation when this news broke: 1. … Continue reading

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