South African Media asking for ALL Medical Research Results to be known

Why researchers MUST publish ALL results of clinical trials

Call for all clinical trial results to be made known
Sir Iain Chalmers says let’s make all research results public

South Africans participating in clinical trials should demand that results are published ” says Cochrane Collaboration founder Sir Iain Chalmers.
Much of the world’s clinical research was wasteful and failed to tackle issues that were most important to patients ” Sir Iain told delegates at a conference hosted by the Medical Research Council (MRC).
Worse still, only 50% of the research was published, which meant doctors and patients were left in the dark about possible side effects, concealing evidence of potential possible harm from doctors and patients alike ” he said.

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