Action against overdiagnosis

Overdiagnosis is the diagnosis of “disease” that will never cause symptoms or death during a patient’s ordinarily expected lifetime.

Many of the experts who define diseases also work as paid consultants and speakers for drug companies which stand to benefit from their decisions – Read study published in PLOS Medicine

The ethics of overdiagnosis: risks and responsibility in medicine – Read discussion in the Conversation

Check Ray Moynihan’s web page contains resources about Conflict of interest in medicine

 

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