Reviews Of Medical Studies May Be Tainted By Funders’ Influence

(By Richard Harris for NPR)

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. Continue reading article here……

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