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Bad Pharma, Bad Journalism
Cromwell, David
‘The drugs don't work: a modern medical scandal’, from Ben Goldacre's new book, Bad Pharma presents a disturbing picture emerges of corporate drug abuse.
The Body Hunters: Testing New Drugs on the World's Poorest Patients
Shah, Sonia
This is a review on the rise of drug companies as well as the difficulties of medical research ethics. Shaw states that companies make more money developing drugs to treat American heatburn than malar...
Private Profits vs Public Policy: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State
Lexchin, Joel
According to Joel Lexchin, "Given the central role that medicines play in keeping us healthy, it is essential that we understand the policy environment that governs drug development, from the initial ...
What the Tamiflu Saga tells us about Drug Trials and Big Pharma
Goldacre, Ben
We now know the government's Tamiflu stockpile wouldn't have done us much good in the event of a flu epidemic. But the secrecy surrounding clinical trials means there's a lot we don't know about other...