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> Publications by Healthy Skepticism Members
> Publications mentioning Healthy Skepticism
> Publications from around the world relevant to drug promotion
Healthy Skepticism Soapbox
April 2011: Dispute re Ghostwriting
February 2010: Mother Guilty of Murder—Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Innocent
April 2010, USA: Wyeth’s Pristiq® (desvenlafaxine) for major depressive disorder
October 2009, USA: Amylin and Eli Lilly’s Byetta® (exenatide injection) for type 2 diabetes
September 2009, Italy: Lescol (fluvastatin) from Novartis
Publications by Healthy Skepticism Members
Recent publications where at least one of the authors is a Healthy Skepticism member.
Ethical fears over Pfizer deal with pharmacists
The Sydney Morning Herald 2011 Oct 20
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
Othman N, Vitry AI, Roughead EE, Ismail SB, Omar K
Medicines information provided by pharmaceutical representatives: a com parative study in Australia and Malaysia.
BMC Public Health 2010 Nov 30; 10:(1):743
Spurling GK, Mansfield PR, Montgomery BD, Lexchin J, Doust J, Othman N, Vitry AI
Information from Pharmaceutical Companies and the Quality, Quantity, and Cost of Physicians' Prescribing: A Systematic Review
PLoS Med 2010 Oct 19; 7:(10):
Publications mentioning Healthy Skepticism
Recent publications mentioning Healthy Skepticism written by non-members.
U. forgoes action against prof after study fraud
The Brown Daily Herald 2012 Sep 14
Doctors and Drug Companies: Still Cozy after All These Years
PLoS Med 2010 Nov 2;
Blackwell on Health: Is Pharma influencing doctors’ prescriptions?
National Post 2010 Nov 1
Report: Drug Company Money Affects Doctors' Prescriptions
AOL News 2010 Oct 24
Study finds doctors not immune to pharmaceutical promotion
YFile 2010 Oct 21
Publications relevant to drug promotion: published in the last 30 days
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