Ed Silverman has it all, on his shiny new Pharmalot site -- do go read it there, but here is a small taste (it covers both Vioxx®, and Zetia®):
. . . .The controversy over conflicts of interest is taking a twist as a former Merck executive and a medical journal are teaming up to lash out at doctors who have criticized drugmaker behavior in published studies, and have also served as expert witnesses in product-liability litigation. . . .
Do go read it all, including comments -- such as this one:
By: Casper the Friendly Ghost
December 15th, 2009 @ 11:11 am
I support anything written (or not) by Laurence Hirsch. . . .