January 28, 2011

“Integrity in Science” – who’s paying the piper? (via The Ethical Nag)

Posted in health at 9:36 am by Margi Macdonald

Carolyn Thomas at The Ethical Nag notes “when your doctor prescribes a medication for you, you have no clue if that drug has been recommended based on flawed research or biased reporting that was essentially bought and paid for by the drug company who made that drug. And neither does your doctor.”

Make some time today, and read her entire post.

"Integrity in Science" - who's paying the piper? Looking for a luscious way to noodle away an hour this weekend? Check out the Center for Science in the Public Interest and their Integrity In Science conflict-of-interest project. But before you back away slowly for something more exciting like organizing the sock drawer, consider this: there is strong evidence that researchers’ financial ties to chemical, pharmaceutical, or tobacco manufacturers directly influence their published positions in s … Read More

via The Ethical Nag


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