Monthly Archives - October 2021

The Widely Spread Medical Ghostwriting In The Pharmaceutical Industry

There is increasing frustration among medical editors with top researchers who sign their names to manuscripts but fail to disclose the contributions of ghostwriters employed by pharmaceutical companies. One tech-savvy editor has been using data forensics worthy of a crime drama to investigate the practice of ghostwriting in the medical industry - widely viewed as unethical by many.It is not uncommon to find such authors. In research studies published in leading medical journals, 12 percent of authors did not...

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