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Thursday, 24 March 2016

Unsettling Truth: Most Clinical Trials Are Funded By Big Pharma

New research shows a 43% increase in clinical trials funded by drug companies during 2006-2014. Can you say “conflict of interest?”

Concerns have been expressed over the past few years about the independence of clinical trials, due to the funding of some trials by corporations with vested interests. New data from Johns Hopkins University suggests that this is now the norm rather than the exception. The clinical trials that allow a drug to go to market are most often funded by the pharmaceutical more>>>...