Publish date: September 25th 2012
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Pages no: 430
Edition language: English
We don't regulate our drugs and the drug companies enough and insist on ensuring that data about the edges of results, I begin to wonder if the drug companies had previous seen the side-effects I suffered with a blood pressure medication and if I could have avoided hundreds of euro in specialist fee...
This book should be required reading for all medical/nursing/therapy students, potential clinical researchers, prospective pharmaceutical company employees, and health journalists. I worked in medicine, allied health, and clinical research for more than 25 years, and the situation is even worse than...
One of the best books I've read this year. A lot of sometimes pretty dense information, but to me at least very useful, with a lot of insight and new information. The most I've got out of this book was an insight into the internal workings of medical academia as well as the pharmaceutical indust...
Excellent. All the shady dealings of the pharma industry laid bare. You'll never take medicine the same way again.
Bad Pharma is actually a fairly scary book to pick up when you’ve just collected a prescription from the chemist but I’d heard a lot about Bad Science (which I’ve since read) and thought Bad Pharma would be incredibly interesting. I certainly wasn’t wrong.This is pretty much a damaging expose of the...