January 14, 2016

Mass media ignores conflicts of interest in pro-pharma high blood pressure study

A recent study claims that many more people should be taking “intensive blood pressure-lowering” drugs to reduce their risk of heart attacks and strokes. Published in […]
December 17, 2015

Freedom of speech and the communication of truthful scientific information

In George Orwell’s classic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, Winston Smith, the main character, defines freedom as being the right to say that two plus two makes four. […]
December 3, 2015

World AIDS Day 2015: Growing Cobwebs And Ignoring Science

Since 1988, December 1st has been designated as World AIDS Day. One of eight annual global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO), […]
November 26, 2015

Holding Human Health to Ransom: Pharma Industry’s Annual Global Sales Forecast to Reach $1.4 Trillion by 2020

With criticism of soaring drug prices continuing to grow, health data firm IMS Health has forecast that the pharmaceutical industry’s annual global sales will increase by […]
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