Pharmaceutical Companies withholding Research Data from Doctors, MPs warn

Are clinical trial data shared sufficiently today? No

Drug companies 'withholding research' from doctors, MPs warn
Half of all clinical trials are missing results in 2013

An MPs committee has warned that firms should release all trial results for new and existing drugs.

Pharmaceutical companies routinely withhold results of clinical trials from doctors, leaving them poorly informed about how to treat patients.

The public accounts committee said it had “extreme concern” that pharmaceutical companies only published around half of completed trial results and are more likely to hide unfavourable results.

Continue reading Drug companies ‘withholding research’ from doctors, MPs warn, by Ben Farmer, The Telegraph, 03 Jan 2014

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