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Dr. Malhotra: ‘Ill-informed Doctors and Poor Research Are Harming Patients’

By Dietdoctor @DietDoctor1

Dr. Malhotra: ‘Ill-informed doctors and poor research are harming patients’

The healthcare system is facing a crisis of trust, writes Dr. Aseem Malhotra, as 'financial interest continues to trump what's best for patients'.

Bias in research is now a massive problem which contributes to unnecessary deaths and harm across the globe:

Between 2009 and 2014, the industry received fines totalling $13bn for criminal behaviour that included illegal marketing of drugs, hiding data on harms and manipulation of results. As pointed out in a recent BMJ editorial "few systematic changes have occurred to prevent such problems occurring again".

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