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Bad Pharma: How Medicine is Broken, and How We Can Fix It



Paperback. Pub Date :2013-08-29 Pages: 448 Language: English Ben Goldacre puts the 600bn global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope What he reveals is a fascinating. terrifying mess *** Now updated with the latest government responses to the.. bookDoctors 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….



Bad Pharma

Pub Date : 2014-04-01 | Author : Ben Goldacre | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780865478060
ISBN 13 : 0865478066

Argues that doctors are deliberately misinformed by profit-seeking pharmaceutical companies that casually withhold information about drug efficacy and side effects, explaining the ..


Bad Pharma

Pub Date : 2013-02-05 | Author : Ben Goldacre | Publisher : Signal

ISBN 10 : 9780771036316
ISBN 13 : 0771036310

We all feel uncomfortable about the role of profit in healthcare, we all have a vague notion that the global $600bn pharmaceutical industry is somehow evil and untrustworthy, but t..


Bad Pharma

Pub Date : 2013-02-05 | Author : Ben Goldacre | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 9780374710170
ISBN 13 : 0374710171

We like to imagine that medicine is based on evidence and the results of fair testing and clinical trials. In reality, those tests and trials are often profoundly flawed. We like t..


Bad Science

Pub Date : 2010-10-12 | Author : Ben Goldacre | Publisher : McClelland & Stewart

ISBN 10 : 9780771035760
ISBN 13 : 0771035764

The informative and witty expose of the "bad science" we are all subjected to, called "one of the essential reads of the year" by New Scientist. We are obsessed with our health. An..


Overdosed America

Pub Date : 2013-03-05 | Author : Dr. John Abramson | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780062281432
ISBN 13 : 0062281437

Using the examples of Vioxx, Celebrex, cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, and anti-depressants, Overdosed America shows that at the heart of the current crisis in American medicine..


The Patient Paradox

Pub Date : 2013-11-07 | Author : Margaret McCartney | Publisher : Pinter & Martin Publishers

ISBN 10 : 9781780660004
ISBN 13 : 1780660006

Welcome to the world of sexed-up medicine, where patients have been turned into customers, and clinics and waiting rooms are jammed with healthy people, lured in to have their bloo..


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