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AllTrials: Withholding results costs lives

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Published on Aug 22, 2014

Sign the AllTrials petition http://www.AllTrials.net
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The results of a 1980 clinical trial on heart drug Lorcainide were not published until a decade later. Doctors didn't know that more people died in the trial who were given Lorcainide than who were taking the placebo. It has been estimated that over 100,000 people died avoidably because they were prescribed drugs in the same class.
Read about how the researchers were able to get the results of the study published: http://bit.ly/17pYtLJ

Join the AllTrials campaign to make all clinical trials count. Public pressure is already changing regulations and getting past trials published in some countries. You and everyone you know can join at http://alltrials.net and by sharing this video.

This video was made from the interview with Dr Ben Goldacre during the filming of the AllTrials: Make clinical trials count video. http://youtu.be/Kto5vuiS5rA

These videos were made possible by the donations of 600 individuals and RCVS Knowledge.

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