Report: Former pharmaceutical employee says some drug studies are rigged

An ex-employee of a major pharmaceutical company told the British Medical Journal that many drug companies rig their studies, according to Nature.com

The deception includes playing with data that doesn't show the expected results by tweaking the statistical method until something works out in the company's favor.

These post-marketing studies are usually completed to collect data on the drug's safety for patients after the medication has been approved by the FDA.

Read Nature's article here: http://bit.ly/LkJUHC

 

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