Monday, March 22, 2010
Interesting: Why Med Journal Banned Tobacco-Funded Studies
Some medical journals are banning studies funded by tobacco companies. Here's an interesting Q&A with Ginny Barbour, the chief editor of PLoS Medicine, on why her journal doesn't accept the studies. "There is a huge problem with all corporate funding of clinical trials: it's like asking the coach of the football team to referee the game," Barbour says.