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Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients. by Ben Goldacre

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‘Bad Science’ hilariously exposed the tricks that quacks and journalists use to distort science, becoming a 400,000 copy bestseller. Now Ben Goldacre puts the $600bn global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. What he reveals is a fascinating, terrifying mess. Doctors and patients need good scientific evidence to make informed decisions. But instead, companies run bad trials on their own drugs, which distort and exaggerate the benefits by design. When these trials produce unflatterin…

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no it’s totally different, she supports many of the currently used vaccines and a future that includes vaccination – however she has very sensible worries about the pharmacological industry potentially pushing for needless, not fully tested and potentially dangerous vaccines — making a drug to treat 5% of the population with an illness earns them a lot of money, making a drug to give 100% of unaffected people makes absurd amounts of profit for them.

I love science and medicine, i love technology and believe strongly that technology and only technology is able to save us from the pressing burdens of existing as biology – however that does not mean that anything that looks like science is good; it is a FACT that the major oil companies knew global warming was a threat and paid scientists to obfuscate, deride and deny scientists, politicians and public groups who tried to raise this important issue that affects the future of all life on earth – they did it to protect their profits.

The stories about major players in the pharma market doing corrupt and frankly evil things is staggering, and I’m only talking about the absolutely cast iron cases here if you want to start thinking about what hasn’t been proven or discovered yet then who knows where it stops.

>www.cbc.ca/news/health/drug-companies-caught-fakin…

>Several dozen companies have been caught in the act, fabricating data used by Health Canada and other regulators to approve drugs for sale in the Canadian, U.S. and European markets.

>Western inspectors have found pages of important data buried under rubble. They’ve found evidence of erased computer records and falsified human blood tests. And those are just the examples they’ve witnessed.

this isn’t some wafty conspiracy theory it’s a combined effort between the WHO and FDA, you can’t just shrug that off as ‘believing in power crystals’ nor this article from the BMJ one of the most respected medical journals in the world; www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h2362

it’s paywalled but this quote from Marcia Angell, the former editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, which is part of the story sums up the main problem;

>The CDC has enormous credibility among physicians, in no small part because the agency is generally thought to be free of industry bias. Financial dealings with biopharmaceutical companies threaten that reputation.

The examples of for-profit medicine companies using lies and deception to increase their profits without any regard for the health, safety, or best action of the customer is extensive and distressing, this for example is just a few of the biggest such cases – en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_largest_pharmaceutic…

>2012 – GlaxoSmithKline – Criminal: Off-label promotion, failure to disclose safety data.
>Civil: paying kickbacks to physicians, making false and misleading statements concerning the safety of Avandia

if you’re honestly trying to tell me that anyone who suggests that there is a problem in the pharmacological industry is promoting bad science then you’re trying to tell me that Mr Badscience himself Ben Goldacre is a woo merchant too? www.amazon.com/Bad-Pharma-Companies-Patients-Golda…

>Doctors and patients need good scientific evidence to make informed decisions. But instead, companies run bad trials on their own drugs, which distort and exaggerate the benefits by design. When these trials produce unflattering results, the data is simply buried. All of this is perfectly legal. In fact, even government regulators withhold vitally important data from the people who need it most.

these are very serious people with very serious and detailed understandings of the medical industry and they’re all in line with what Stein is saying – we can’t just allow profit motivated psychopaths inject our kids with a cocktail of barely understood pathogens.

One of the major concerns people, including many doctors, have with the current system of mass vaccination is that we really don’t have any knowledge of how these interact or what the long term effects of so many concurrent vaccinations has on the immune system – human health is not a simple subject, there could be very serious problems caused for huge swathes of the population if untested drugs are pushed to market, pushed into policy by profit hungry lobbyists and idiot politicians who have no deeper concept of the issues beside ‘medicine is good, science is good, money is lovely..’

Dismissing Steins views without understanding them is idiotic, it’s not a case of ‘science vs anti-science’ it’s a case of profit vs people, a case of for-profit science vs for-people science.

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