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PLoS Med. 2010 Sep 7;7(9):e1000335. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000335.

The haunting of medical journals: how ghostwriting sold "HRT".

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Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., USA. ajf29@georgetown.edu

Abstract

Adriane Fugh-Berman examines documents unsealed in recent litigation to investigate how pharmaceutical companies promoted hormone therapy drugs, including the use of medical writing companies to produce ghostwritten manuscripts and place them into medical journals.

PMID:
20838656
PMCID:
PMC2935455
DOI:
10.1371/journal.pmed.1000335
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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