Missing Info on Drugs Can Hurt You


What You Don’t Know About a Drug Can Hurt You
Untold Numbers of Clinical-Trial Results Go Unpublished; Those That Are Made Public Can’t Always Be Believed

There’s a common assumption that when a drug makes it to market, it has run a rigorous gantlet of testing and proper disclosure. Testing, yes. Disclosure — not necessarily.

Findings from many clinical studies assessing prescription drugs never see light of day. That skews the basic scientific record that every patient, physician and researcher needs to judge whether treatments cause more harm than good. There is no easy way to discover… [Read Full Article]

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