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Improvement in publication bias following the 2007 FDA Amendment Act

July 26, 2017
By Adam T. Phillips, Joseph S. Ross

With publication bias being a huge issue in medical literature, policies that set out to mitigate bias, such as the 2007 FDA Amendment Act, are certainly welcome. But just how effective has this policy been in improving the transparency of trial publication?

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