Table of Contents: PLoS Medicine Disease Mongering Collection


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To mark the first academic meeting on disease mongering (the "selling of sickness" in order to promote drug sales), which was held in Newcastle, Australia in April 2006, and to help provoke and inform a response to the phenomenon, PLoS Medicine commissioned a special theme issue.

The Inaugural Conference on Disease Mongering was held between April 11-13, 2006 in Newcastle, Australia.

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Cholinesterase Inhibitors: Drugs Looking for a Disease?

Marina Maggini, Nicola Vanacore, Roberto Raschetti


Awareness and Attitudes about Disease Mongering among Medical and Pharmaceutical Students

C. Jairaj Kumar, Abhizith Deoker, Ashwini Kumar, Arunachalam Kumar, B. M Hegde