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 read..god bless PRO PUBLICA…

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PLEASE STOP!!

http://www.medpagetoday.com/tbprint.cfm?tbid=23158&small
even more chicanery!!! at least DR. VARMUS has the decency to add several caveats..this article explores another dubious study backed by tobacco money..what about the INCREASED risk of cancer from THREE CAT SCANS a year!!!!! 20% risk reduction..and the trial was stopped????  what a grand waste of money!!!

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Medical News: AASLD: HCV 'Cure' Now on Agenda – in Meeting Coverage, AASLD from MedPage Today

 

via Medical News: AASLD: HCV ‘Cure’ Now on Agenda – in Meeting Coverage, AASLD from MedPage Today.

WOW!!  too bad it is a “talking heads” video…this is real progress, although the prognosis for chronic hepatitis C is not as dismal as it was 10-15 years ago!!  good for him!!

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QUEBECOIS!!!!

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/731449_print

WELL…i am sure glad that our FRENCH-CANADIAN colleagues have achieved our level of success in publishing articles that sustain what has been obviously known for 25 years!!!

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Science Diction: The Origin Of The Word \’Cancer\’ : NPR

Science Diction: The Origin Of The Word \’Cancer\’ : NPR

via Science Diction: The Origin Of The Word \’Cancer\’ : NPR.  what we already knew, but told in such an interesting manner….i think he sourced WIKIPEDIA!!!  lol!!

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The relative efficacy of adenosine versus verapamil for the… : European Journal of Emergency Medicine

 

via The relative efficacy of adenosine versus verapamil for the… : European Journal of Emergency Medicine.

ATTENTION!!! european doctors prove that they are just as dumbe as americans..use DILTIAZEM…safe and effective..adenosine has been over hyped for 25 years!!!!

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How academic physicians turn into drug company shills | KevinMD.com

How academic physicians turn into drug company shills | KevinMD.com

via How academic physicians turn into drug company shills | KevinMD.com.

from CARL ELLIOT..author of  “WHITE COAT, BLACK HAT”

does the term “drug company whore” sound familiar, or am i being unkind to our academic colleagues

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OXIDATIVE STRESS LINKED TO C.A.D.

http://content.onlinejacc.org/cgi/content/abstract/56/12/946  BIG DEAL!!! this is nothing new!!! i am NOT going to rush out and load up on anti-oxidants despite what DR. OZ  says!!!!

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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 the US should fund studies related to a deadly and treatable disease instead of worthless meds for ALZHEIMER DISEASE, OAB, PMS AND FIBROMYALGIA

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JAMA — Abstract: Change in Prevalence of Hearing Loss in US Adolescents, August 18, 2010, Shargorodsky et al. 304 (7): 772

JAMA — Abstract: Change in Prevalence of Hearing Loss in US Adolescents, August 18, 2010, Shargorodsky et al. 304 (7): 772

via JAMA — Abstract: Change in Prevalence of Hearing Loss in US Adolescents, August 18, 2010, Shargorodsky et al. 304 (7): 772.  hello mister scientist man…this has been a problem dating back 50 years..associated with loud rock music..magnified by the use of ear buds..kids do not care!!!sorry!!!

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