October 27, 2010
More info on industry-sponsored research publications
A new PLoS article suggests that since industry-sponsored publications increase journals' profitability, journals need to disclose this like a conflict of interest.
Lundh A, Barbateskovic M, Hróbjartsson A, Gøtzsche PC, 2010 Conflicts of Interest at Medical Journals: The Influence of Industry-Supported Randomised Trials on Journal Impact Factors and Revenue – Cohort Study. PLoS Med 7(10): e1000354. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000354
Posted by rbrent at October 27, 2010 01:18 PM