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New England Journal of Medicine reconsiders relationship with industry

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2575 (Published 12 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2575
  1. Michael McCarthy
  1. 1Seattle

In an editorial introducing a series of articles looking at the relationship between industry and academia, the New England Journal of Medicine’s editor, Jeffrey M Drazen, asks whether medical journals have made it too hard for researchers to write review articles and editorials.1

In 1996, for example, the New England Journal of Medicine’s editors, concerned that authors’ commercial relationships might influence their opinions, made it journal policy that authors of reviews …

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