Advertising in medical journals: should current practices change?

PLoS Med. 2006 May;3(6):e130. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030130.


Fugh-Berman and colleagues surveyed medical journals' policies and practices on advertising. Pharmaceutical products, they say, dominate journals' advertising pages, creating conflicts of interests.

MeSH terms

  • Advertising / ethics
  • Advertising / trends*
  • Drug Industry / trends*
  • Editorial Policies*
  • Marketing of Health Services / ethics
  • Marketing of Health Services / trends*
  • Peer Review, Research
  • Periodicals as Topic
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations


  • Pharmaceutical Preparations