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Blog Profile / PharmaGossip

Filed Under:Medical / Pharmaceutical
Posts on Regator:10052
Posts / Week:28.3
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

A letter from PharmedOut

Dear Friends of PharmedOut, Happy Holidays! We hope you saw Pharmed Out quoted in the New York Times last week. We are excited to tell you about our newest vision for PharmedOut in 2015 and beyond, and how you can help. As many of you have noted, silently or vocally, our website and social media presence need an update. Show More Summary

Ben Goldacre writes

Dear Friends Please help us make a real and lasting change. Two years ago I started discussing the problem of withheld trial data with Sense About Science. Back then, the situation seemed hopeless, and I was angry: many institutions were in denial, and many past efforts to fix the problem had ground to a halt. Show More Summary

Write a message to the NIH

Dear Friends Last month, many of you supported the WHO’s plan to call for the results of all clinical trials to be reported. Now we all need to support proposals from the US Government to improve clinical trial transparency there. The...Show More Summary

Ben Goldacre: Pharma industry has destroyed its own reputation

Ben Goldacre [Scott Hurst/Flickr] EXCLUSIVE: The great tragedy for the pharmaceutical industry is that it keeps denying that it lobbies against transparency in clinical trials, says Ben Goldacre. Ben Goldacre is a British physician, academic and author of the best-selling books Bad Science and Bad Pharma. Show More Summary

Just as good as ever

Drug reps shift focus away from Doctors onto Administrators to Get on 'Formulary' -WSJ

SAN DIEGO—Kendall French used to pitch drugs to doctors who could prescribe them.But many of those doctors now work for hospitals that don't give them final say over what is on the menu of medicines they can pick. So when the GlaxoSmithKline...Show More Summary

A $56.5. Million Settlement for Adderall False Claims - NYT

The Justice Department said on Wednesday that the European drug maker Shire had agreed to pay $56.5 million to settle accusations of making false claims in the marketing of its attention deficit disorder drug Adderall XR and other medicines. Show More Summary

Farmaceuticals - Reuters

Documents reveal how poultry firms systematically feed antibiotics to flocksBy Brian Grow, P.J. Huffstutter and Michael ErmanFiled Sept. 15, 2014, 1 p.m. GMTPervasive use fuels concerns about impact on human health, emergence of resistant superbugsMajor U.S. Show More Summary

Which way now for the Cancer Drug Fund? by Andrew Jack

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 09 September 2014)Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5524Andrew Jack, deputy editor, analysis, Financial Times, London, UKandrew.jack@ft.comThe government has extended the Cancer Drug Fund for a further two years and increased its budget. Show More Summary

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