Conflicts Of Interest Rampant In Crucial Medical Research Tool, Study Finds
Scientists rely heavily on meta-analyses and systematic reviews, but a new study has found them to be increasingly generated by researchers who have financial interests in the outcome.
A Key Tool Of Medical Research May Be Tainted By Corporate Interests
When doctors want to help untangle confusing and sometimes contradictory findings in the scientific literature, they often turn to specially crafted summary studies. These are considered the gold standard for evidence. But one of the leading advocates for this practice is now raising alarm about them, because they are increasingly being tainted by commercial interests. (Harris, 10/12)