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Europe’s academics fail to report results for 90% of clinical trials

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Andy, Sep 16, 2018 at 11:06 AM.

  1. Andy

    Andy Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06676-8
     
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    in the article there is a link to EU trials tracker: http://eu.trialstracker.net/
    eta: can't find Bristol Uni
     
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    This article is based on a paper by Ben Goldacre:

    Compliance with requirement to report results on the EU Clinical Trials Register: cohort study and web resource
    BMJ 2018; 362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k3218 (Published 12 September 2018)Cite this as: BMJ 2018;362:k3218
    1. Ben Goldacre, senior clinical research fellow1,
    2. Nicholas J DeVito, researcher1,
    3. Carl Heneghan, professor2,
    4. Francis Irving, software engineer1,
    5. Seb Bacon, lead software engineer1,
    6. Jessica Fleminger, research student1,
    7. Helen Curtis, researcher1

    1. Accepted 16 July 2018
     
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    This is definitely a big problem but may need a pinch of salt. UCL pestered me for about three years for the results of a trial I had told them had never been started and would not be. I am sure it has gone down as an unreported trial.
     

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