July 29, 2013
Researchers Get Lessons in Transparency From Medical Industry
For years, doctors and academic researchers have complained about the medical industry's hiding and manipulation of data from human medical trials, with harmful and even deadly consequences for untold numbers of patients worldwide.
Suicides linked to Paxil. Cancers associated with Infuse. Heart attacks tied to Vioxx. A litany of benefits overstated and risks underacknowledged, too often enabled by systems and rules of medical discovery that allow scientific claims without the hard