Posts Tagged ‘bmj’

BMJ Investigation examines bitter dispute over e-cigarettes in the public health community

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

An investigation published by The BMJ today reveals how the controversial concept of “harm reduction”, embraced enthusiastically by the tobacco industry, has sharply divided the public health community. (more…)

The BMJ calls on WHO to declare a public health emergency on climate change

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

The health benefits of acting now are substantial, says editor in chief

The BMJ is today calling on the World Health Organisation (WHO) to declare a public health emergency on climate change. (more…)

Europe’s drug regulator makes a U-turn on data transparency

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

The BMJ’s Head of Research, Trish Groves and European Research Editor, Wim Weber question why the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recently decided to backtrack on their decision for public access to clinical trial data, in an editorial (more…)

The BMJ establishes an independent panel to review statin articles

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Draft terms of reference and membership of panel now on bmj.com

An independent panel has now been established to review two articles published in The BMJ by John Abramson and colleagues and Aseem Malhotra. (more…)

Over 500 health professionals urge MPs to ban smoking in cars with children

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Letter: Respiratory health professionals call on MPs to vote to ban smoking in cars with children (more…)

All talk and no action, says researcher, as Roche makes more promises to release data

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Restrictive conditions may render “independent” analysis a hollow concept

Roche’s new pledge to release “full clinical study reports” as part of its data transparency policy appear to be all talk and no action, warns a researcher from the Cochrane group on bmj.com today. (more…)

Roche responds to BMJ's letter, but fails to address question of missing Tamiflu data

Monday, November 12th, 2012

A leading researcher has suggested that European governments should sue the drug firm Roche and that doctors and others boycott the company’s products until it publishes missing data on Tamiflu. (more…)

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