The 20-Year Old Study that Shook Medicine

The controversy over clinical trial transparency exploded last week as the BMJ published a reanalysis of previously hidden data on an antidepressant drug called Paroxetine (or Paxil). Paxil was approved for adults in 1992 by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but...

The Story of AllTrials

Almost half of all the clinical trials ever conducted have never been reported. This is the story of the campaign to find them—and to fix medicine. “I felt like I was a mouthpiece for this giant army of disenfranchised nerds,” said Ben Goldacre. It is a bright spring...

WHO: Release All Research Data!

In a further sign of an epochal change in medical research, the World Health Organization has renewed its call for researchers to report all the results from clinical trial research. While there has been great deal of discussion about why clinical trial registration...
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