Monthly Archives: September 2006



Dr. Sanghavi provides us with a statistical reality-check by which to gauge for ourselves whether or not we should--or need not--take a  octor's advice about starting a medical treatment for a speculated risk--rather than evidence of illness.

Pediatric Cardiologist Explains: The crucial health stat you've never heard ...


“The Drug Trial That Went Wrong” is an investigative report by Chanel 4 (UK) about the circumstances surrounding the near fatal drug trial testing the safety of  TGN1412, a monoclonal antibody drug, conducted in March 2006 at London's Northwick Park Hospital. [1] http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/1/hi/health/5377226.stm  It airs momorrow.

UK Chanel 4 Investigates: The Drug Trial That Went Wrong_Critique ...




Success in academic psychiatry is not measured in the improvement of patients' mental health, but rather in quantifiable commercial tender.How many grants one brings to the university, how many publications one churns out each year, and how many corporate and professional advisory boards one serves on–and how much money one […]

2 letters Re: Dr. Nemeroff Failure to Disclose Conflicts of ...