The Institute of Medicine has released a broad-reaching report recommending a number of changes to be implemented in an effort to stop conflicts of interest between doctors, researchers and drug makers.

The summary of the recommendations are:

1. Drug companies must disclose any payments they make …

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Institute of Medicine Report on Conflicts of Interest

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  1. Pharmaceuticals will simply front funding through nonprofit foundations — just like the largest pharmaceutical company in the world and its foundation that is the largest funder of medical research and health policy development –and happens to be the same foundation that sponsored this IOM study.

    That was easy and everyone feels like something real was accomplished. Geesh.

  2. Hi, I’m writing from the National Academies. We appreciate the post and I just wanted to let your readers know that this report is available to read online at http://bit.ly/14VgX9.

  3. Just check out http://www.Furiousseasons.com ‘s posting today regarding what little ‘trick’ Merck pulled to try to legitimize getting named in alleged studies for one of its meds.

    Shameful? Not strong enough. Disgusting?? Still not on the mark. Illegal??? Hmmm, now we are getting close to a description.

    Read it for yourselves and make your own conclusion.

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