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TrialsTracker attempts to identify trials with potentially unreported results

It has been suggested that a sizeable number of registered clinical trials fail to report their results, and that negative or null results are especially likely to remain unpublished. To help tackle … Continue Reading TrialsTracker attempts to identify trials with potentially unreported results

Want to know what the highlights were from the 2016 ISMPP European Meeting? See the #ISMPP tweet stream here

The 2016 European meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) has just finished. Hopefully, the tweet stream below will be helpful in providing highlights of what was presented at … Continue Reading Want to know what the highlights were from the 2016 ISMPP European Meeting? See the #ISMPP tweet stream here

Evidence that industry may be better than academia at prospective trial registration, though improvements are required

In 2005, the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) introduced mandatory trial registration guidelines and member journals require prospective registration of trials prior to patient enrolment as a condition … Continue Reading Evidence that industry may be better than academia at prospective trial registration, though improvements are required

Comparison of serious adverse events posted at ClinicalTrials.gov and published in corresponding journal articles

A study published in BMC Medicine this week assessed the consistency between the reporting of serious adverse events (SAEs) posted at ClinicalTrials.gov and those published in corresponding journal articles. Key findings … Continue Reading Comparison of serious adverse events posted at ClinicalTrials.gov and published in corresponding journal articles