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Doctors and the drug industry

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 29 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1220
  1. Marcus Müllner (
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    There is evidence that industry sponsored research leads more often to an outcome favourable to the drug under investigation (p 1167). Studies with low methodological quality tend to overestimate an effect but the methodological quality of studies funded by drug companies is no worse than that of other studies—often it is …

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