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Items published in 2011

There are 502 items in the Healthy Skepticism Library that were published in 2011.

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HSL19280
Joint Open Letter Calling Novartis to cease seemingly endless legal process in India
HAI Europe 2011 Feb 24
http://haieurope.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/22-Feb-2011-Open-Letter-to-Novartis.pdf

HSL19264
Liang BA, Mackey T
Direct-to-Consumer Advertising With Interactive Internet Media Global Regulation and Public Health Issues
JAMA 2011 Feb 23; 305:(8):824-825
http://ehln.org/?p=14324

HSL19273
Rothman DJ, Chimonas S
Academic Medical Centers' Conflict of Interest Policies
JAMA 2011 Feb 23; 305:(8):743-844
http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/304/20/2294.extract

HSL19265
Iskowitz M
Orphan patient communities grow online
Medical Marketing & Media 2011 Feb 23
www.mmm-online.com/orphan-patient-communities-grow-online/article/196829

HSL19293
Edwards J
Abbott Pays Bloggers For Positive Reviews of Its Similac App
BNet 2011 Feb 23
http://www.bnet.com/blog/drug-business/abbott-pays-bloggers-for-positive-reviews-of-its-similac-app/7496

HSL19211
Weisman N
The Importance Of Branding In Clinical Trials
MediaPost Marketing: Health Blogs 2011 Feb 23
http://www.mediapost.com/publications/?fa=Articles.showArticle&art_aid=145404

HSL19271
Taylor L
'Dramatic changes' set for Australian pharma
Pharma Times 2011 Feb 23
http://www.pharmatimes.com/Article/11-02-23/Dramatic_changes_set_for_Australian_pharma.aspx

HSL19270
Silverman E
Americans & Canadians Get Different Drug Info Online
Pharmalot 2011 Feb 23
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/02/americans-canadians-get-different-drug-info-online/

HSL19269
Law MR, Mintzes B, Morgan SG
The Sources and Popularity of Online Drug Information: An Analysis of Top Search Engine Results and Web Page Views
The Annals of Pharmacotheraphy 2011 Feb 22;
http://www.theannals.com/cgi/content/abstract/aph.1P572v1

HSL19368
Steen RG.
Misinformation in the medical literature: What role do error and fraud play?
J Med Ethics 2011 Feb 22;
http://jme.bmj.com/content/early/2011/02/22/jme.2010.041830.long

HSL19204
Deceitful pharmacies?
Pharmacy Daily 2011 Feb 22
www.pharmacydaily.com.au

HSL19207
Silverman E
Pfizer Reaches Deal To Resolve All Trovan Litigation
Pharmalot 2011 Feb 22
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/02/pfizer-reaches-deal-to-resolve-all-trovan-litigation/

HSL19208
Silverman E
Which Oncology Meds Do Sales Reps Push The Most?
Pharmalot 2011 Feb 22
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/02/which-sales-reps-rank-highest-with-oncologists/

HSL19209
Silverman E
Bills Would End DTC Tax Break & Allow Importation
Pharmalot 2011 Feb 22
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/02/bills-would-end-dtc-tax-breaks-allow-importation/

HSL19190
Grant RP
Never knowingly understated
The Scientist: Naturally Selected 2011 Feb 21
http://web.archive.org/web/20110222040258/http://blog.the-scientist.com/2011/02/21/never-knowingly-understated/

HSL19213
J&J to pay $73 million in legal costs over Risperdal
APP.com 2011 Feb 18
http://www.app.com/article/20110217/NJBIZ/110217030/J-J-to-pay-73-million-in-legal-costs-over-Risperdal

HSL19193
Grogan K
GSK sets aside £2.2 billion for Avandia and marketing probes
Pharma Times 2011 Feb 18
http://www.pharmatimes.com/Article/11-01-18/GSK_sets_aside_%C2% A32_2_billion_for_Avandia_and_marketing_probes.aspx

HSL19202
Padma TV
Foreign takeovers threaten India's generic drug supply
SciDev Net 2011 Feb 18
http://www.scidev.net/en/news/foreign-takeovers-threaten-india-s-generic-drug-supply.html

HSL19205
Silverman E
Senate Bill Would Restrict Authorized Generics
Pharmalot 2011 Feb 18
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/02/senate-bill-would-restrict-authorized-generics/

HSL19214
McConaghie A
Value-based pricing will not harm industry, says NICE chief
InPharm 2011 Feb 18
http://www.inpharm.com/news/148696/value-based-pricing-will-not-harm-industry-says-nice-chief

HSL19131
Feeley J
AstraZeneca Said to Settle More Seroquel Lawsuits
Bloomberg Businessweek 2011 Feb 17
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-02-17/astrazeneca-said-to-settle-more-seroquel-lawsuits.html

HSL19212
Hobson K
Nurse Practitioners Get Free Meals From Pharma, Too
The Wall Street Journal Blog 2011 Feb 17
http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2011/02/17/nurse-practitioners-get-free-meals-from-pharma-too/

HSL19281
Nestle Press Release
Nestle 2011 Feb 17
http://www.nestle.com/Media/PressReleases/Pages/AllPressRelease.aspx?Name=Full-Year-Results-2010&PressReleaseYear=2010&Title=Full+Year+Results+2010&PageName=2010.aspx

HSL19119
Grogan K
USA probes Novo Nordisk's marketing practices
Pharma Times 2011 Feb 16
http://www.pharmatimes.com/Article/11-02-16/USA_probes_Novo_Nordisk_s_marketing_practices.aspx

HSL19122
Arnold M
Apps on fire, but pharmas losing the mobile health arms race, says report
Medical Marketing & Media 2011 Feb 16
http://www.mmm-online.com/apps-on-fire-but-pharmas-losing-the-mobile-health-arms-race-says-report/article/196489/

HSL19123
Voelker R
Study: Few Advocacy Groups Disclose Grants From Drug Companies
JAMA 2011 Feb 16; 305:(7):662
http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/305/7/662.extract

HSL19130
Comer B
Sales reps say medical knowledge, business acumen are keys to access
Medical Marketing & Media 2011 Feb 16
http://www.mmm-online.com/sales-reps-say-medical-knowledge-business-acumen-are-keys-to-access/article/196486/

HSL19303
Arnold M
Boehringer Ingelheim contest seeks COPD songs
Medical Marketing & Media 2011 Feb 15
http://www.mmm-online.com/boehringer-ingelheim-contest-seeks-copd-songs/article/197386/

HSL19405
Graben R, Sullivan M
Special Teams
Medical Marketing & Media 2011 Feb 15
http://www.mmm-online.com/special-teams/article/196817/

HSL19109
Pharma Corruption: 'BayerGate' still not investigated
Coalition against Bayer Dangers (Germany) 2011 Feb 15

HSL19120
Nadler Pushes to End Tax Breaks for Pharmaceutical Companies
PharmaLive 2011 Feb 15
http://pharmalive.com/news/index.cfm?articleID=762002

HSL19124
Grogan K
PhRMA blasts Obama over pay-for-delay ban plan
Pharma Times 2011 Feb 15
http://www.pharmatimes.com/Article/11-02-15/PhRMA_blasts_Obama_over_pay-for-delay_ban_plan.aspx

HSL19183
Lexchin J
Those Who Have the Gold Make the Evidence: How the Pharmaceutical Industry Biases the Outcomes of Clinical Tria ls of Medications
Sci Eng Ethics 2011 Feb 15;

HSL19110
Check Out the Documentary Orgasm, Inc
The Huffington Post 2011 Feb 14
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joyce-mcfadden/check-out-the-documentary_b_822066.html

HSL19111
Thought Leader Select Announces Media Partnership with Marketing4Health
Thought Select Leader 2011 Feb 14
http://www.thoughtleaderselect.com/2011/02/14/thought-leader-select-announces-media-partnership-with-marketing4health/

HSL19113
Silverman E
FDA Warns Novartis Over Flu Vaccine Promotion
Pharmalot 2011 Feb 14
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/02/fda-warns-novartis-over-flu-vaccine-promotion/

HSL19114
Silverman E
Drugmakers & PBMs Square Off Over E-Prescribing
Pharmalot 2011 Feb 14
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/02/drugmakers-pbms-square-off-over-e-prescribing/

HSL19121
Comer B
Docs say pharma is dropping the ball with Hispanics: survey
Medical Marketing & Media 2011 Feb 14
http://www.mmm-online.com/docs-say-pharma-is-dropping-the-ball-with-hispanics-survey/article/196363/

HSL19135
Evans R, Lewis P
Revealed: how energy firms spy on environmental activists
The Guardian 2011 Feb 14
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/feb/14/energy-firms-activists-intelligence-gathering

HSL19326
Braillon Alain, Dubois G
Alcohol Control Policy: Evidence-Based Medicine Versus Evidence-Based Marketing
Addiction 2011 Feb 14; 106:852–853
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03319.x/pdf

HSL19105
Homeopathy: what’s in it?
Pharmacy Daily 2011 Feb 11
http://tdlists.traveldaily.com.au/new/link.php?M=39921&N=8974&L=1297&F=H

HSL19112
Fluvirin (Influenza Virus Vaccine) - Untitled Letter
PharmaLive 2011 Feb 11
http://pharmalive.com/news/index.cfm?articleID=761367

HSL19098
Arnold M
To dial down DTC, let companies collaborate on ads, says ex-Merck exec
Medical Marketing & Media 2011 Feb 10
http://www.mmm-online.com/to-dial-down-dtc-let-companies-collaborate-on-ads-says-ex-merck-exec/article/196107/

HSL19099
Spatz ID
Better Drug Ads, Fewer Side Effects
The New York Times 2011 Feb 10
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/10/opinion/10spatz.html?_r=1

HSL19100
Silverman E
Should Congress Change The Rules On DTC Ads?
Pharmalot 2011 Feb 10
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/02/should-congress-changes-the-rules-on-dtc-ads/

HSL19101
Silverman E
Who Discovers Innovative Meds? The Public Sector
Pharmalot 2011 Feb 10
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/02/who-discovers-innovative-meds-the-public-sector/

HSL19103
Silverman E
Former Pfizer Doc Renews His Trovan Allegations
Pharmalot 2011 Feb 10
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/02/former-pfizer-doc-renews-his-trovan-allegations/

HSL19115
A Quiet Campaign to Raise Prescription Drug Costs, Undermine Safety
PharmaLive 2011 Feb 10
http://pharmalive.com/news/index.cfm?articleid=760949

HSL19117
Hensley S
Is It Time To Dial Back The Drug Ad Arms Race?
Shots: NPR Health Blog 2011 Feb 10
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/02/11/133648578/is-it-time-to-dial-back-the-drug-ad-arms-race

HSL19203
Bloss CS, Schork NJ, Topol EJ,
Effect of Direct-to-Consumer Genomewide Profiling to Assess Disease Risk
NEJM 2011 Feb 10;
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1011893

HSL19070
Iafolla C
Content Curation: A Path to Pharma Social Media Success?
MediaPost Marketing: Health Blogs 2011 Feb 9
http://www.mediapost.com/publications/?fa=Articles.showArticle&art_aid=144452

HSL19074
Mundy A
FDA Says Drug Firms Didn't Finish Follow-Ups
The Wall Street Journal 2011 Feb 9
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703313304576132560915752074.html

HSL19075
Taylor L
Senators seek action on 'unprecedented' drug shortages
PharmaTimes 2011 Feb 9
http://www.pharmatimes.com/Article/11-02-09/Senators_seek_action_on_“unprecedented”_drug_shortages.aspx

HSL19077
Lack of independent controls on clinical research
Center for Research on Multinational Corporation 2011 Feb 9
http://somo.nl/news-en/ethics-and-quality-of-drug-testing-in-low-income-countries-subject-to-additional-pressure-through-outsourcing/

HSL19095
Woodhead M
Health groups revealed as major political donors
6minutes.com 2011 Feb 9
http://www.6minutes.com.au/news/health-groups-revealed-as-major-political-donors

HSL19102
Stevens AJ, Jensen JJ, Wyller K, Kilgore PC, Chatterjee S, Rohrbaugh ML
The Role of Public-Sector Research in the Discovery of Drugs and Vaccines
NEJM 2011 Feb 9;
http://healthpolicyandreform.nejm.org/?p=13730

HSL19071
Silverman E
The FDA Criteria For Going After Pharma Executives
Pharmalot 2011 Feb 8
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/02/the-fda-criteria-for-going-after-pharma-executives/

HSL19073
Andrews CL
FDA Guidance Sheds Little Light On Criminal Liability From Park Doctrine Plea
Forbes Blog: On The Docket 2011 Feb 8
http://blogs.forbes.com/docket/2011/02/08/fda-guidance-sheds-little-light-on-criminal-liability-from-park-doctrine-plea/

HSL19076
Iskowitz M
DDMAC's Abrams gives update on policy making
Medical Marketing & Media 2011 Feb 8
http://www.mmm-online.com/ddmacs-abrams-gives-update-on-policy-making/article/195931/

HSL19079
Schneeweiss S, Avorn J
Postmarketing studies of drug safety
BMJ 2011 Feb 8; 342:
http://www.bmj.com/content/342/bmj.d342.extract

HSL19080
Sweet M
Australian medical journal says no to drug industry advertising
BMJ 2011 Feb 8; 342:
http://www.bmj.com/content/342/bmj.d884.extract

HSL19353
Roland M, Rao SR, Sibbald B, Hann M, Harrison S, Walter A, Guthrie B, Desroches C, Ferris TG, Campbell EG
Professional values and reported behaviours of doctors in the USA and UK: quantitative survey
BMJ 2011 Feb 7;
http://qualitysafety.bmj.com/content/early/2011/02/07/bmjqs.2010.048173.abstract

HSL19085
Silverman E
EU Trade Deal Could Cost Canada $3B For Drugs
Pharmalot 2011 Feb 7
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/02/eu-trade-deal-could-cost-canada-3b-for-drugs/

HSL19086
Silverman E
Abbott Labs, Breastfeeding & A Baby Formula Survey
Pharmalot 2011 Feb 7
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/02/abbott-labs-breastfeeding-a-baby-formula-survey/

HSL19087
Docs Speaking for Drug Companies on a Variety of Topics
PharmaLive 2011 Feb 7
http://pharmalive.com/news/index.cfm?articleID=759711

HSL19090
Taylor L
Europe, US 'using fake drugs crisis to boost pharma profits'
Pharma Times 2011 Feb 7
http://www.pharmatimes.com/Article/11-02-07/Europe_US_%E2%80%9Cusing_fake_drugs_crisis_to_boost_pharma_profits%E2%80%9D.aspx

HSL19210
Light DW, Warburton R
Demythologizing the high costs of pharmaceutical research
Bio Societies 2011 Feb 7;
http://www.palgrave-journals.com/biosoc/journal/vaop/ncurrent/abs/biosoc201040a.html

HSL19682
Dollars For Docs
NBC4 2011 Feb 7
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCpyYTbsxUI

HSL19072
Walsh A
FDA Finally Releases 'Non-binding' Park Doctrine Criteria
FDA Law Blog 2011 Feb 6
http://www.fdalawblog.net/fda_law_blog_hyman_phelps/2011/02/fda-finally-releases-non-binding-park-doctrine-criteria.html

HSL19078
Mozes A
Uniform standards urged to help prevent consumer confusion about medication risks
Bloomberg Businessweek 2011 Feb 4
http://www.businessweek.com/lifestyle/content/healthday/649553.html

HSL19088
Silverman E
Feds Join Lawsuit Over Abbott Off-Label Marketing
Pharmalot 2011 Feb 4
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/02/feds-join-lawsuit-over-abbott-off-label-marketing/

HSL19116
Brezis M, Wiist WH
Vulnerability of Health to Market Forces
Med Care 2011 Feb 4;
http://journals.lww.com/lww-medicalcare/Fulltext/publishahead/Vulnerability_of_Health_to_Market_Forces.99634.aspx

HSL19065
Rose D
Medical journal bans drug company ads
The Sydney Morning Herald 2011 Feb 3
http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/medical-journal-bans-drug-company-ads-20110203-1aev8.html

HSL19096
Hobson K
It’s Time to Cap Whistleblower Payments, Former Prosecutor Says
The Wall Street Journal Blog 2011 Feb 3
http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2011/02/03/its-time-to-cap-whistleblower-payments-former-prosecutor-says/

HSL19104
ImpactRx measures sales and marketing effectiveness in oncology offices.
Online PR News 2011 Feb 3
http://www.onlineprnews.com/news/103600-1296670323-impact-rx-releases-2010-oncology-promotion-report.html

HSL19062
Eye on the Ball: Medicines Regulation – not IP enforcement – can best deliver quality medicines
Oxfam International 2011 Feb 2
http://www.oxfam.org/en/policy/eye-ball

HSL19084
Moszynski P
New patent rules boost profits while safe drugs elude the world’s poor, says Oxfam
BMJ 2011 Feb 2; 342:
http://www.bmj.com/content/342/bmj.d815.extract

HSL19125
Schneider J
Sanofi-Aventis Legal Attempt to Block Taxotere Generics in Australia Fails
Bloomberg News 2011 Feb 2
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-02-02/sanofi-fails-to-block-sale-of-generic-cancer-drug-taxotere-in-australia.html

HSL19108
Scheib R
Film Review: Orgasm Inc.
Variety 2011 Feb 1
http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117944485?refcatid=31

HSL19064
Iheanacho I
Drug Tales and Other Stories: Definitely not acceptable: drug company sues journal over review
BMJ 2011 Feb 1; 342:
http://www.bmj.com/content/342/bmj.d602.extract

HSL19126
Abruzzo J
Maximizing Targeting Efficiency For DTC Pharmaceutical Marketers
MediaPost Marketing: Health Blogs 2011 Feb 1
http://www.mediapost.com/publications/?fa=Articles.showArticle&art_aid=143920

HSL19154
Galato D, Pereira GB, Valgas C.
[Analysis of advertising material distributed through pharmacies and drugstores.]
Rev Saude Publica 2011 Feb; 45:(1):212-215

HSL19425
Vacca C, Vargas C, Cañás M, Reveiz L
[Drug advertising and promotion: regulations and extent of compliance in five Latin American countries].
Rev Panam Salud Publica 2011 Feb; 29:(2):76-83
http://www.scielosp.org/scielo.php?pid=S1020-49892011000200002&script=sci_abstract

HSL19144
Sales Through Retail Pharmacies (Twelve months to December 2010)
IMS Health 2011 Feb
http://view.respond.imshealth.com/?j=fe5815787d6405747d10&m=fef31377726304&ls=fdfa17757666017475127374&l=fe9615727662037d73&s=fe21127975600c75701171&jb=ffcf14&ju=fe28167271610c7e711778&r=0

HSL19061
Corporate sponsorship linked to EU patient and consumer groups’ policy perspectives
HAI Europe 2011 Jan 31
http://www.haiweb.org/31012011/31%20Jan%202011%20HAI%20EUROPE%20Press%20Release%20Patient%20&%20consumer%20voice%20and%20pharmaceutical%20industry%20sponsorship.pdf

HSL19068
Lacasse JR, Leo J
Knowledge of ghostwriting and financial conflicts-of-interest reduces the perceived credibility of biomedical research
BMC Research Notes 2011 Jan 31; 4:27
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1756-0500/4/27/abstract

HSL19089
Which Pharma Product Websites are Driving Consumers to the Doctor to Request Prescriptions?
PharmaLive 2011 Jan 31
http://pharmalive.com/news/index.cfm?articleid=%20758040&categoryid=43

HSL19189
Gonon F, Bezard E, Boraud T
Misrepresentation of Neuroscience Data Might Give Rise to Misleading Conclusions in the Media: The Case of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
PLoS One 2011 Jan 31; 6:(1):e14618
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0014618

HSL19300
Eaton J, Lucas E, Donald D
Unproven for Older Women, Digital Mammography Saps Medicare Dollars
The Center For Public Integrity 2011 Jan 30
http://www.publicintegrity.org/articles/entry/2876/

HSL19128
Feeley J, Lawrence J
Pfizer to Pay $142.1 Million Over Neurontin Marketing
Bloomberg News 2011 Jan 29
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-01-28/pfizer-ordered-to-pay-142-1-million-in-damages-over-neurontin-marketing.html

HSL19127
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation Sentenced for Off-Label Drug Marketing
PharmaLive 2011 Jan 28
http://pharmalive.com/news/index.cfm?articleID=758198

HSL19136
Silverman E
St. Jude Whistleblower: ‘This Wasn’t Patient Care’
Pharmalot 2011 Jan 28
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/01/st-jude-whistleblower-this-wasnt-patient-care/

HSL19253
Silverman E
Maryland Considers Banning Gifts To Doctors
Pharmalot 2011 Jan 27
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/01/maryland-considers-banning-gifts-to-doctors/

HSL19058
Decollogny A, Eggli Y, Halfon P, Lufkin TM
Determinants of generic drug substitution in Switzerland
BMC Health Services Research 2011 Jan 26; 11:17
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/11/17/abstract

HSL19244
Arnold M
Boniva print ad hyped efficacy, says DDMAC
Medical Marketing & Media 2011 Jan 26
http://www.mmm-online.com/boniva-print-ad-hyped-efficacy-says-ddmac/article/195058/

HSL19254
Silverman E
Senators Reintroduce Pay-To-Delay Legislation
Pharmalot 2011 Jan 26
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/01/senators-reintroduce-pay-to-delay-legislation/

HSL19255
Silverman E
The FDA And Its Pilot Pharma Fraud Program
Pharmalot 2011 Jan 26
http://www.pharmalot.com/2011/01/the-fda-and-its-pilot-pharma-fraud-program/

HSL19215
Bishop T
Lawmakers consider barring gifts to physicians
The Baltimore Sun 2011 Jan 26
http://www.baltimoresun.com/health/bs-md-stent-update-20110126,0,2975460.story

HSL19217
Loftus P
Glaxo Pulls Some Ads, Citing Image
The Wall Street Journal 2011 Jan 25
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703555804576102113367709694.html

HSL19227
Tattersall R
Marketing insulins
BMJ 2011 Jan 25; 342:
http://www.bmj.com/content/342/bmj.d471.extract

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Far too large a section of the treatment of disease is to-day controlled by the big manufacturing pharmacists, who have enslaved us in a plausible pseudo-science...
The blind faith which some men have in medicines illustrates too often the greatest of all human capacities - the capacity for self deception...
Some one will say, Is this all your science has to tell us? Is this the outcome of decades of good clinical work, of patient study of the disease, of anxious trial in such good faith of so many drugs? Give us back the childlike trust of the fathers in antimony and in the lancet rather than this cold nihilism. Not at all! Let us accept the truth, however unpleasant it may be, and with the death rate staring us in the face, let us not be deceived with vain fancies...
we need a stern, iconoclastic spirit which leads, not to nihilism, but to an active skepticism - not the passive skepticism, born of despair, but the active skepticism born of a knowledge that recognizes its limitations and knows full well that only in this attitude of mind can true progress be made.
- William Osler 1909