Clinical trial results inconsistently reported among journals, government website

8th April 2014

Medical researchers often presented the findings of their clinical trials in a different way on a federal government website than they did in the medical journals where their studies were ultimately published, according to an Oregon Health & Science University analysis published April 1 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Researchers’ reports in peer-reviewed medical journals often were more favorable to the drug or intervention being studied than the reports on the government website – ClinicalTrials.gov – which required data for specific categories, according to the analysis.

 

Read more: http://www.worldpharmanews.com/research/2745-clinical-trial-results-inconsistently-reported-among-journals-government-website


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