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‘Access to clinical trials data must be the norm’

Dear Friends The Institute of Medicine has just said that clinical trial data sharing should become the norm This institute is a highly respected voice on medical issues in the US and its new report sets a high bar for…

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WHO to support OpenAccess to Clinical Trials Data

Dear Friends Here is an excellent development in AllTrials, the international campaign that aims to transform the way scientists, universities and industries perform clinical trials. The campaign has operated for 2 years to make the world aware of the problem in data transparency…

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AllTrials Goes Viral with a Video Campaign

Following the crowdfunding campaign lunched at the end of last year, the OpenAccess movement AllTrial wants to get viral with a video that shows the bad side of medical research: the “publication bias”. AllTrial is a no-profit organization which tries to sensitize the public,…

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Lettera al Ministro della Salute Beatrice Lorenzin – AllTrials

Riccardo vuole parlare con il Ministro della Salute per assicurarsi che l'Italia stia al passo con le normative europee

Gentile Ministro, So che è molto impegnata in questi mesi: deve tenere a bada i possibili tagli alla salute pubblica e fronteggiare i delusi per il mancato finanziamento a cure sperimentali che cercavano di saltare la fila… Robe serie. Ma…

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BigPharma fights against clinical data disclosure – AllTrials updates

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The head of Europe’s pharmaceutical industry body has threatened “a series of lawsuits” in case the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will go ahead with plans to publish more of the clinical trial information it holds, AllTrials campaigners says. Particularly, the debate is whether…

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Letter to the European Medical Agency: release clinical trials data

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Clinical trials are the very heart of modern medicine. Every time we want to know if a new drug discovered in labs is effective, we conduct a “simple” Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT), a fascinatingly basic experiment known to humans since biblical time….

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Pharma must register trials and disclose results: why it matters

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In science, policy and economy, unflattering data get often disregarded. If, as a scientist, your experiment does not support your initial hypothesis, you can do two things: repeat it until it satisfies you and publish it, or acknowledge the fact that your…

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