Ben Goldacre Keynotes - Ben Goldacre's keynotes are on a topic that Goldacre has become an incredible expert in over the...
He introduces the term "publication bias," which refers to the unflattering data that gets lost or that is conveniently slipped under a rug, never to be seen again. This phenomenon is occurring far too often. Goldacre describes it as a "disaster" because doctors cannot access important information about the effects of the prescription drugs they are prescribing.
His prescription drugs keynote highlights one of the many flaws of the pharmaceutical industry in the world today. He believes that all prescription drug-related deaths can be avoided once it becomes mandatory for every for every test and trial conducted on humans to be published.