Funding, objectivity and the socialization of medical research

Science and Engineering Ethics 8 (3):295--308 (2002)
There has been a sharp rise in private funding of medical research, especially in relation to patentable products. Several serious problems with this are described. A solution involving the elimination of patents and public funding administered through extended national health care systems is proposed.
Keywords bias  funding  health care  objectivity  research  pharmaceutical
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DOI 10.1007/s11948-002-0048-8
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