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A TIDAL WAVE OF SLEAZE

http://www.propublica.org/blog/item/drug-company-used-ghostwriters-to-write-work-bylined-by-academics-documents  apparently none of these bozoes consider this problematic…this smells of prostitution or worse!!! Advertisements

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CORRUPTION IN MEDICINE..THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG!!

  via Docs on Pharma Payroll Have Blemished Records, Limited Credentials – ProPublica. i have been in practice for 25 years and this goes “beyond the pale”..it makes me want to “vomit in horror”..to quote HOMER SIMPSON..this is a long … Continue reading

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Tuberculosis Diagnosis — Time for a Game Change — NEJM

Tuberculosis Diagnosis — Time for a Game Change — NEJM via Tuberculosis Diagnosis — Time for a Game Change — NEJM. big strides in fighting a disease that continues to plague third world/developing countries..as a part of a GLOBAL initiative … Continue reading

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EAS Statement on Lp(a)

EAS Statement on Lp(a) via EAS Statement on Lp(a). HA!    we have known this for years..BIG PHARMA hates these studies because the only drug shown to reduce Lp(a) levels is NIACIN..not statins…there is NO $$$$$ in making niacin …get it!!!    so … Continue reading

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100,000 Americans Die Each Year from Prescription Drugs, While Pharma Companies Get Rich | | AlterNet

100,000 Americans Die Each Year from Prescription Drugs, While Pharma Companies Get Rich | | AlterNet via 100,000 Americans Die Each Year from Prescription Drugs, While Pharma Companies Get Rich | | AlterNet.  well..this is certainly an attention grabbing HEADLINE..i … Continue reading

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FDA struggles to track foreign drug trials – Health care- msnbc.com

FDA struggles to track foreign drug trials – Health care- msnbc.com via FDA struggles to track foreign drug trials – Health care- msnbc.com. the FDA is a two headed serpent..on one hand they rest on their laurels for averting the … Continue reading

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HEPATORENAL SYNDROME-25 years later

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/710591_4  great article summarising HRS..when i was in school and residency, if the patient survived he/she did not have HRS…the article addresses many new therapeutic approaches including transplant..most of short term benefit only..the best treatment of HRS is to prevent … Continue reading

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