Menopause, as Brought to You by Big Pharma

Wie der Pharmakonzern Pfizer die Idee, Hormontabletten in den Wechseljahren einzunehmen, promoted haben, offenbart sich jetzt –  die NYT berichtet über die Geschichte der Hormontherapie.

(…) Still, the documents offer a snapshot of Wyeth’s efforts. Taken together, they depict a company that over several decades spent tens of millions of dollars on influential physicians, professional medical societies, scientific publications, courses and celebrity ads, inundating doctors and patients with a sea of positive preventive health messages that plaintiffs’ lawyers say deflected users’ attention from cancer concerns. (…)

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