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Poor Mental Health Linked to Reduced Life Expectancy

ScienceDaily People with mental health problems have a lower life expectancy, according to a large-scale population based study published July 31 in the British Medical Journal. The findings may prompt further research into the way doctors treat patients with even … Continue reading

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Andrew Wakefield sues BMJ for claiming MMR study was fraudulent

Source: Guardian Andrew Wakefield, the doctor who was struck off the medical register after triggering a health scare linking autism to the MMR vaccine, is suing the editor-in-chief of the British Medical Journal for defamation. In a complaint filed to … Continue reading

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Toxic metal hip implants ‘could affect thousands more people than PIP breast scandal’

Claire Bates Daily Mail Tens of thousands of UK patients may have been exposed to dangerously high levels of toxic metals from failing hip implants, according to an investigation published in the British Medical Journal. This is despite the risks … Continue reading

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Big Pharma Routinely Suppresses Data from Clinical Trials—but FDA Approves These Dangerous Drugs Anyway!

Source: ANH Help us persuade Congress to reform the agency with our Action Alert! Drug research, even from clinical trials sponsored by the federal government, is routinely suppressed, according to a new study in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), an … Continue reading

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Misconduct pervades UK research

Source: FT UK research is plagued with misconduct, according to a survey of 2,700 scientists by the British Medical Journal. It found that 13 per cent had first-hand knowledge of UK-based researchers deliberately altering or fabricating data, while 6 per … Continue reading

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Legalise sale of human kidneys, expert urges

Source: Herald Scotland PEOPLE should be allowed to sell their kidneys for £28,000 in an NHS-regulated organ market, a Scots researcher has said. In an article published online today by the British Medical Journal, Dr Sue Rabbitt Roff, of Dundee … Continue reading

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