“The Law of the Few”

Malcolm Gladwell in his book ‘The Tipping Point’ describes what he terms “The Law of the Few”: namely that the influence of a few people can result in change in … Continue reading “The Law of the Few”

“In pursuit of marketing approval” [antidepressants for anxiety]

This is a report in the current BMJ:  This was the result of the pursuit of the market:The US Food and Drug Administration failed to ensure scientific objectivity:Robert K Merton would … Continue reading “In pursuit of marketing approval” [antidepressants for anxiety]