2010 News

PharmedOut In the News - 2010

Academic Docs Kept Speaking on Big Pharma’s Dime

National Public Radio Online, December 20, 2010 (also New Hampshire Public Radio, December 20, 2010)

Area Doctors Get Pharmaceutical Money for Talks About Drugs

Kansas City Star, December 9, 2010

(also Therapeutics Daily, December 9, 2010; Pharmacy Choice, December 10, 2010)

Letter Faults Brown for Inaction on Professor

Brown Daily Herald, December 3, 2010

Drug Industry Ties to Doctors Weaken As Disclosure, Gift Rules Spread

American Medical News, November 29, 2010

Who You Gonna Call? – How Should a Young Academic Respond to a Proffered Conflict of Interest’

Health Care Renewal, November 18, 2010

Ghostwriters in the Medical Literature

ScienceCareers, November 12, 2010

Doctors Cut Some Drug Company Ties Amid Rising Scrutiny

USAToday.com, November 9, 2010

Database Shows Physicians’ Financial Ties

Lexington Herald-Leader Online, November 9, 2010

Doctors’ Ties to Drug Industry Examined

Tennessean Online, November 9, 2010

MDs Slash Some Drug Co. Ties Amid Rising Scrutiny

Associated Press Online, November 8, 2010

Doctor-Drug Company Database Sheds Light

Seattle Times, November 2, 2010

(also Lexington Herald-Leader Online, November 3, 2010; iStockAnalyst, October 29, 2010)

Walk It Off, Crybaby

www.bioethicsforum.org, November 2010 (Hastings Center Report 40(6): 5)

Doctor-Drug Company Database Adds to Confusion for Consumers

ChicagoTribune.com, October 28, 2010

“Dollars for Docs” (series)

PBS Nightly Business Report, October 20, 2010 [Transcript]

Hope Dies for One Type of “Female Viagra” [Magic Pill]

Jezebel, October 8, 2010

Study Shows Ghostwriters Overstated Benefits of HT

Endocrine Today, September 27, 2010

Doctors Feel Entitled to Drug Company Gifts

Pittsburgh Business Times Online, September 16, 2010

Bad Science Medical Ghostwriters Who Build a Brand

Guardian.co.uk, TherapeuticsDaily.com,

September 18, 2010

Professor Points to Ghostwriting at Medical Center

The Hoya, September 14, 2010

Ghostwriters Overstate Drug Benefits, Downplay Flip Side

Netindia123.com, September 13, 2010;

Newkerala.com, Azerbaijanneews.net, RussiaNews.net, webindia123.com, Smashits.com, Deccan Herald, Top-

Australia Hankuk Ilbo, MSN India, Philippine Times, Yahoo! India, PakistanNews.net, Malaysia News.net, Uzbekistan

News.net, TechRadar.com, Kyrgyzstannews.net, Albuquer

queNews.net, South KoreaNews.net, TajikistanNews.net, JakartaNews.net, ArgentinaNews.net, BeijingNews.net, BaltimoreNews.net, Buenos AiresNews.net, Amsterdam

News.net, TurkmenistanNews.net, SriLankanNews.net, AustinNews.net, BangkokNews.net, BruineiNews.net, Sulekha.com, BarcelonaNews.net, PhilippinesNews.net, AustraliaNews.net, BritainNews.net, September 13, 2010

Wyeth’s Ghost in the Medical Machine

Café Pharma, Seeking Alpha, September 12, 2010

Red Flag Raised Over Eye Damage and Lasers

The Globe and Mail, September 10, 2010

Drug Co. Paid Writers to Promote HRT

Health24 Online, September 9, 2010

Study Shows Ghostwriters Overstated Benefits of Hormone Therapy

Hem Onc Today Magazine, September 9, 2010

Federal Appeals Court Declines To Reconsider ‘Pay-For-Delay’ On Generic Drugs

Medical News Today Online, September 9, 2010;

Kaiser Health News, September 8, 2010

Researchers Say Wyeth Paid Writers To Promote Hormone Therapy

Pharma Business Daily Bulletin Online, September 8, 2010

Wyeth Paid Writers to Promote Hormone Therapy: Study

International Business Times Online, September 8, 2010

Drug Co. Paid Writers to Promote Hormone Therapy

Yahoo!, September 8, 2010

The Benefits Of Hormone Replacement Therapy Overstated And Harms Downplayed By Ghostwritten Articles

Medical News Today Online, September 8, 2010

Ghostwritten Articles Overstate Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy and Downplay Harms

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, RedOrbit Online,

September 8, 2010;

e! Science News Online, R&D Magazine, PhysOrg.com Online, EurekAlert! Online, September 7, 2010

Drug Co. Paid Writers To Promote Hormone Therapy

The Post Chronicle, Thomson Reuters, QualityHealth.com, September 8, 2010;

Thomson Financial News, FinanzNachrichten.de, Thomson Reuters – India, AFX Asia ProFeed, September 7, 2010

Questions Over Ghostwriting in Drug Industry

Scientific American, September 8, 2010;

Nature – Online, September 7, 2010

Ghostwriting Misled Thousands About HRT, Analysis Says

CNN.com, September 8, 2010