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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
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.”Read the entire article | Email this article
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?”Read the entire article | Email this article
Clinical medicine has been transformed to finance-based medicine notes John Ioannidis
Medicine and health care are becoming a threat to human well-being notes John Ioannidis
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