1/ British Medical Journal: "The pharmaceutical industry’s responsibility to its shareholders means that priority must be given to their hierarchical power structures, product loyalty, and public relations propaganda over scientific integrity…"
2/ British Medical Journal: “…university departments become instruments of industry: through company control of the research agenda and ghostwriting of medical journal articles and continuing medical education, academics become agents for the promotion of commercial products..”
3/ British Medical Journal: "..Regulators receive funding from industry & use industry funded trials to approve drugs, w/out seeing raw data. What confidence do we have in a system in which drug companies are permitted to 'mark their own homework' rather than.. by indep experts?"
Originally tweeted by Kulvinder Kaur MD (@dockaurG) on March 30, 2022.