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Leid Stories—Do Some Mental Maintenance and Free Your Mind!—12.01.17

Pleeeeze help put a lid on this crazy week. We really need it. Your perspective will go a long way in calming our frazzled nerves. It’s “Free Your Mind Friday,” our weekly open forum on Leid Stories, and it’s all about talking to each other, sharing information, opinions and ideas. Add your flavor to our delicious soup. Call 888-874-4888. Download this …

Financial ties between researchers and drug industry linked to positive trial results

Financial ties between researchers and companies that make the drugs they are studying are independently associated with positive trial results, suggesting bias in the evidence base, concludes a study published by The BMJ today. Relationships with industry are common among investigators of randomised clinical trials (RCTs) – raising concerns about the effect that financial ties may have on the evidence …