Tag Archives: conflict of interest

The Scientist – Opinion: The “Money Culture” in Academic Biomedical Research

[CanLyme Note: This for profit money drive takes medical research away from cure to ‘a drug for every symptom’. In Canada, relative to Lyme disease, the private Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease of Canada (AMMI), is an extension of the ‘do not cure’ medical money machine. They offer opinion and poorly designed research to support the ‘do not treat Continues →

Congress Acts to Improve CDC and NIH Lyme Disease Programs [Canada Fails]

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 [CanLyme Note: The Canadian system via the Pubic Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) adopted the same corrupted, biased position of the US CDC.  Now we need Canadian parliamentarians to do the right thing for the sick. Last year, Health Canada announced there would be a tiny bit of Continues →

United States : CDC Refuses to End Preferential Treatment of IDSA Lyme Guidelines in Response to Citizen Petition Patient advocates cite CDC/IDSA conflicts of interest

“Fries says, “It’s unacceptable that when a federal government agency is presented with evidence of improprieties, the official response is to confirm the improprieties and indicate they will continue.” Now what will the government of Canada do considering their commitment to open government.  Will they insist Bill C-442 be followed with the good faith intended when enacting the legislation, or Continues →

Lyme Patient Advocates Denounce Intellectual Conflicts of Interest for Seven IDSA Guidelines Review Panelists

Arlington, VA – WEBWIRE – Tuesday, April 21, 2015 The Mayday Project—a volunteer organization comprised of those touched by Lyme disease—wants to know the answer to the question: How can certain members of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) review panel, those with entrenched intellectual conflicts of interest, be trusted to revise the guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment Continues →

Why is the CDC Trying to Block an Accurate Lyme Disease Test?

Posted on January 16, 2014 By Bob Goodwin, an investor and medical device entrepreneur who lives in Mercer Island, Washington A recent article in Medscape is titled New Lyme Culture Test Failed CDC Analysis. At first I took the article and paper at face value, and tried to dig into the errors of a chronic-Lyme disease researcher. The only errors Continues →