Glucose industry secretly taken care of favorable Harvard research

Glucose industry secretly taken care of favorable Harvard research

Dr. Cristin Kearns discovered documents showing that the sugar industry funded seminal research downplaying the part of sugar in cardiovascular disease. Elizabeth D. Herman for STAT

A s nourishment debates raged within the 1960s, prominent Harvard nutritionists posted two reviews in a top medical journal downplaying the part of sugar in cardiovascular system condition. Newly unearthed papers expose whatever they didn’t say: A sugar industry trade team initiated and paid when it comes to studies, analyzed drafts, and organized an obvious goal to safeguard sugar’s reputation when you look at the general public attention.

That revelation, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, comes from Dr. Cristin Kearns at the University of California, San Francisco, a dentist-turned-researcher who found the sugar industry’s fingerprints while digging through boxes of letters in the basement of a Harvard library monday. Continue reading “Glucose industry secretly taken care of favorable Harvard research”