Wall Street Journal article says "Top Pain Scientist Fabricated Data in Studies, Hospital Says"
"The anesthesiologist allegedly faked data in 21 studies on the use of various painkillers, including Vioxx".
Pain is the most common symptom for which older adults, those aged 65 and older, visit their doctor. The older adult population is rapidly increasing as the baby boomers age.
Pain is often considered by experts to be a silent epidemic in the United States. An estimated 50 million Americans live with chronic pain caused by diseas