Typical of the close minded AM supporters to attack the person providing information. I doubt your claims about the author being a stooge for the AMA. But it really does not matter. The science shows that many of these cures being peddled here and elsewhere have do not do what they claim - and the more effort people like you put into supporting this lie, then less is achieved in other fronts
You are quick to cast suspicion on pharmaceutical companies that fund this research, at least they are putting money into research. Yet you don't ask why the company from which you buy your stash does not finance its own study.