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Science, debate, and compassion

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1795 (Published 31 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1795

Dr Hegde is right

What Dr Hegde is saying is right. We are investing more in treating
disease rather than preventing disease. I feel we need fewer than 100 drugs
to treat most diseases, but Companies are almost trying to produce more
drugs not to cure diseases but hoping to reap more money.

Competing interests:
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Competing interests: No competing interests

06 April 2010
Dr Kusumari Kumari G S V
Gynaecologist,India
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