Uncommon Descent Serving The Intelligent Design Community

Medicine (industry dominance)

At BMJ: Evidence based medicine running into many of the same problems as felled earlier reform movements

Op-ed: "Ironically, industry sponsored KOLs [key opinion leaders] appear to enjoy many of the advantages of academic freedom, supported as they are by their universities, the industry, and journal editors for expressing their views, even when those views are incongruent with the real evidence. While universities fail to correct misrepresentations of the science from such collaborations, critics of industry face rejections from journals, legal threats, and the potential destruction of their careers." Read More ›