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JOHN IOANNIDIS

Evidence-based medicine has been hijacked notes John Ioannidis

“As Evidence-based medicine became more influential, it was also hijacked to serve agendas different from what it originally aimed for,” notes John Ioannidis from Stanford University.

Later he continues saying, “Even its proponents suspect that something is wrong.”

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Dec 14, 2016 9:40 am | [0] comments

JOHN IOANNIDIS

Drug trials are done to benefit the drug industry notes John Ioannidis

“Influential randomized [drug] trials are largely done by and for the benefit of the [drug] industry,” notes John Ioannidis from Stanford University.

Meaning that they are not done to find scientific truth, but are simply done to sell more drugs.

Later he continues on this topic by saying, “It is just that they often ask the wrong questions with the wrong short-term surrogate outcomes, the wrong analyses, the wrong criteria for success… , and the wrong inferences, but who cares about these minor glitches?”

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Dec 14, 2016 9:35 am | [0] comments

JOHN IOANNIDIS

Clinical medicine has been transformed to finance-based medicine notes John Ioannidis

“Under market pressure, clinical medicine has been transformed to finance-based medicine,” notes John Ioannidis from Stanford University.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Dec 14, 2016 9:25 am | [0] comments

JOHN IOANNIDIS

Medicine and health care are becoming a threat to human well-being notes John Ioannidis

“In many places, medicine and health care are wasting societal resources and becoming a threat to human well-being,” notes John Ioannidis from Stanford University.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Dec 14, 2016 9:20 am | [0] comments
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