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By Jacky Law

Final yr the pharmaceutical had revenues in far more than $300 billion. truly a method or one other all of us pay — no matter if we purchase the medication without delay or via taxation. yet is it much less transparent that we're getting price for funds? in a single of the 1st autonomous investigations of the trendy healthcare method, Jacky legislation exhibits how a small variety of agencies have come to dominate the healthcare schedule in Britain and the United States. She unearths a procedure during which the relentless pursuit of revenue is crowding out the general public reliable. potent regulators are less than extreme strain from company lobbies, and corporations spend more cash on advertising than they spend on study and improvement. in the meantime the price of new medicines rises relentlessly whereas the variety of unique new items declines. All isn't really good with glossy drugs. In what's either a analysis and a process therapy, the writer finds a global the place industry concerns, now not clinical desire, are deciding on the examine time table. She issues to a destiny the place the general public and the clinical career once more have a voice within the form of healthcare we need — and the healthcare we pay for.

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