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|Main Title||Drug truths : dispelling the myths about pharma R & D /|
|Author||LaMattina, John L.|
|Publisher||John Wiley & Sons,|
|ISBN||9780470393185 (cloth); 0470393181 (cloth)|
|Subjects||Drug development--United States ; Pharmaceutical industry--United States ; Drugs--Research--United States ; Drug Industry--economics--United States ; Drug Design--United States ; Research Design--United States|
|Collation||xiv, 136 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-132) and index.
Cholesterol drugs are unnecessary -- Industry is more interested in 'me-too' drugs than in innovation -- It takes industry too long to discover new drugs -- Drugs are discovered by academia -- New medicines add costs but little benefit -- Big pharma has failed and should learn from biotech success -- The industry invents diseases -- New drugs are less safe than traditional medicines -- Industry spends more on advertising than R & D -- Industry does not care about diseases of the developing world -- Big pharma's day has passed -- Final reflections.