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The title, "US accrediting agency tightens rules for continuing
medical education", sounds promising. Unfortunately, it increases the
risk of only masking the industry bias, making it all the more insidious.
Very little research on drug treatment is conducted by agencies free
of industry funding. The bias starts with the decision about what study
will be conducted. We, the medical profession, need to be aware of the
inherent bias in the data that is available. The only effective remedy to
the problem of industry bias, is vast public funding for research in this
field. I see litle political will to do that.