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Trabajar juntos para reparar la medicina

Este documento tiene el propósito de presentar las iniciativas de la campaña que ya están en marcha y de sugerir aquello que pueden hacer las organizaciones para cambiar las cosas en su sector. Está diseñado para mostrar de forma clara y sencilla lo que pueden hacer los  irmantes de la campaña para generar la mayor […]

22nd February 2017|

Integrity and Transparency in Reporting Clinical Trials

The latest issue of the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal includes an editorial on the importance of clinical trial transparency.
Evidence-based practice has become an expectation in health care. In recent years, the retraction of studies based on scientific fraud and outright fabrication of data has been highly publicized in both popular and scientific literature. Although the […]

14th February 2017|

AARP, representing nearly 38 million people, joins AllTrials

AARP (formally the American Association of Retired Persons) joins AllTrials. With close to 38 million members, this is a fantastic addition to the global call for clinical trial transparency.
AARP recognizes the importance of clinical trial transparency and supports the AllTrials campaign, which calls for the registration of all clinical trials and the publication of their […]

8th December 2016|

New study finds that less than half of failed clinical trials are published

In early October 2016, JAMA Internal Medicine published a paper indicating that less than half of failed Phase III clinical trials are subsequently published in peer-reviewed journals. The authors warned that the widespread failure to publish such failed trials hinders medical progress, wastes resources, and places patients in harm’s way.

The paper examined the development process […]

5th December 2016|

Systematic review finds that majority of journal articles fail to report adverse events

A systematic review published in September 2016 indicted that adverse events reporting in academic journals may be improving. The review, which examined 368 journal articles about clinical trials that tested spinal manipulative therapy interventions, found that only 38% of all articles reported on adverse events, but that the rate among articles published since 2010 was […]

1st December 2016|

Clinical trials involving children often misreport outcomes

A study published in September 2016 found major discrepancies in the reporting of clinical trials involving children. A team of researchers examined 20 trials and discovered that “all 20 trials selectively reported or failed to report main outcomes”.

 In addition, the researchers found:

13 trials completed early without justification
11 downgraded or modified primary outcome or upgraded secondary […]

29th November 2016|

Launch of new TrialsTracker

New automated clinical trials tracker shows around half of all trials have not published results, shines a spotlight on the worst companies and universities.

Nearly half of trials run by major trial sponsors in the last decade are missing results according to a new automated clinical trials tracker launched today. The TrialsTracker* identifies trials on the […]

3rd November 2016|

European Medicines Agency today releases first Clinical Study Reports

Today, the European Medicines Agency for the first time ever proactively releases key documents that will allow independent researchers to verify pharmaceutical companies’ claims about the safety and effectiveness of new medicines. Clinical Study Reports, as the documents are called, provide detailed information on the methodologies and results of clinical trials. Today’s release represents a […]

20th October 2016|

More than a million Norwegians demand government action on clinical trial transparency

Today in Oslo a coalition of 20 patient groups and medical organisations is asking the Norwegian parliament to ensure that all clinical trials are registered and their results reported. These groups together represent the voices of over 1.2 million Norwegians.

The ExtraStiftelsen foundation today delivered the AllTrials campaign petition to Trond Giske, the head of the […]

18th October 2016|

European Medicines Agency in landmark freedom of information court battle

Update: 6 February 2018
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the European Medicines Agency should be allowed to release information three companies tried to prevent it from sharing.
The EMA reports that “The General Court noted that the companies failed to give any concrete evidence of how the release of the contested documents […]

14th October 2016|