CRITICS of a $15 million complementary medicines research centre at La Trobe University, funded by supplements manufacturer Swisse, have been accused of hypocrisy over their claims of conflict of interest.
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THE government’s interpretation of evidence-based advice from health professionals as advocacy contributed to the controversial decision to axe the Immigration Health Advisory Group (IHAG), according to a former GP member.
AT LEAST three universities turned down an approach by Swisse to set up a multimillion-dollar complementary medicines research centre before La Trobe University accepted a deal that has enraged sections of the scientific community.
PROMINENT medical activist Dr Ken Harvey has resigned from La Trobe University over a new $15 million partnership with complementary health company Swisse Wellness.
THE majority of expert members of panels that decide definitions and diagnosis criteria for common conditions have financial ties to the pharmaceutical industry, an analysis of US publications has found.
PROFESSOR Ian Hickie has rejected calls to step down from the government’s National Mental Health Commission (NMHC) after being forced to defend his ties to a pharmaceutical company and accusations of bias.
THE Federal Government has moved to ensure a new document offering best practice advice on ADHD will not be sullied by allegations of conflict of interest. The Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Mark Butler, has named the seven members of a new working group convened by the NHMRC to develop the advice. “I am committed to ensuring that the clinical practice points developed by this group will not be influenced by undeclared or inappropriate conflicts of interest,” he said. “That’s why each member of the working group has agreed that the group is properly formed, ...