Medical Journals Look Beyond Industry to Study Their Shortcomings

Bram Budel, Hollandse Hoogte, Redux

Drummond Rennie, a deputy editor of The Journal of the American Medical Association and director of a conference on peer review, said pressure for promotion at American universities may weaken clinical research.
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Criticisms of peer-reviewed medical journals have had a dominant theme in recent years: Corporate sponsorships and inducements can lead scientists to write substandard or misleading research.

But this week in Chicago, at the latest gathering of...

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