Big Pharma Plays Hide-the-Ball With Data

abernard102@gmail.com 2014-11-15

Summary:

"On the morning of March 2, 2005, a 14-year-old Japanese girl woke up scared. At first she thought someone was outside the house watching her, but then she decided the stranger must be inside. She wandered restlessly and, despite the cold weather, threw open all the windows. Later, over a meal, she declared, 'The salad is poisoned.' Two days later, she said she wanted to kill herself. This teenager with no history of mental illness was diagnosed with delirium. The night before the hallucinations started, she began taking an anti-influenza drug called Tamiflu (generic name: oseltamivir), which governments around the world have spent billions stockpiling for the next major flu outbreak ..."

Link:

http://www.newsweek.com/2014/11/21/medical-science-has-data-problem-284066.html

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oa.new oa.comment oa.data oa.clinical_trials oa.pharma oa.medicine oa.biomedicine oa.cdc oa.fda oa.usa oa.ema oa.europe oa.advocacy oa.cochrane

Date tagged:

11/15/2014, 16:26

Date published:

11/15/2014, 11:26