miércoles, noviembre 06, 2013

¿Qué piensa Peter C Gotzsche? 2 / Breast cancer screening cannot be justified, says researcher.

¿Qué piensa Peter C Gotzsche? / Segunda entrega.
Ha salido de prensa el "Medicinas mortales y crimen organizado. Como la industria farmacéutica corrompe la salud."

El autor es el actual director del Nordic Cochrane Centre.

"Algunos de los ensayos de cribado tenían sesgos o estaban mal hechos...Los mejores ensayos, dice, no han demostrado que las vidas se salvaran gracias a los programas de detección precoz.

El libro de Gøtzsche tambien menciona los ataques personales contra él, y contra otros investigadores independientes, por integrantes del lobby pro-screening, algunos de los cuales tenían intereses financieros en la continuación de los programas de cribado, según el alega."
Fuente: http://www.theguardian.com/science/2012/jan/23/breast-cancer-screening-not-justified

Esta disponible para la compra en servidores on-line.

Sobre él autor: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_C._G%C3%B8tzsche

The main reason we take so many drugs is that drug companies don't sell drugs, they sell lies about drugs. This is what makes drugs so different from anything else in life...Virtually everything we know about drugs is what the companies have chosen to tell us and our doctors...the reason patients trust their medicine is that they extrapolate the trust they have in their doctors into the medicines they prescribe. The patients don't realise that, although their doctors may know a lot about diseases and human physiology and psychology, they know very, very little about drugs that hasn't been carefully concocted and dressed up by the drug industry…If you don't think the system is out of control, then please email me and explain why drugs are the third leading cause of death…If such a hugely lethal epidemic had been caused by a new bacterium or a virus, or even one hundredth of it, we would have done everything we could to get it under control.'​
From the Introduction
Prescription drugs are the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer.
In his latest ground-breaking book, Peter C Gøtzsche exposes the pharmaceutical industries and their charade of fraudulent behavior, both in research and marketing where the morally repugnant disregard for human lives is the norm 1. He convincingly draws close comparisons with the tobacco conglomerates, revealing the extraordinary truth behind efforts to confuse and distract the public and their politicians.
The book addresses, in evidence-based detail, an extraordinary system failure caused by widespread crime, corruption, bribery and impotent drug regulation in need of radical reforms.
Fuente: http://www.radcliffehealth.com/shop/deadly-medicines-and-organised-crime-how-big-pharma-has-corrupted-healthcare