Medisch onderzoekers en hun opdrachtgevers zouden veel meer onafhankelijk
moeten zijn van elkaar dan nu het geval is.
Medical studies are commonly
sponsored by private industries such as drug companies. Ideally, the sponsor is
just that, a silent partner meant to pay for and back the study while keeping
their hands clean of the study itself. However, in a recent survey of 108 U.S.
medical schools, it was found that many contracts between the schools and their
industry sponsors were not adequately safeguarded, which leaves sponsors free to
get their hands dirty.
Volgens de bekende Amerikaanse arts Dr. Mercola is het hele systeem rot en
nodig aan herziening toe.