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For both health care and health care journalism, there’s something missing in the middle

December 19, 2018 Posted By Categories Joy Victory has been deputy managing editor of HealthNewsReview.org since 2016. She tweets as @thejoyvictory. In 2015, a few months before I started working at HealthNewsReview.org, Cosmopolitan magazine published my article, “Why are so many American women dying in childbirth?” Tired of women getting blamed for the problem, I… Read More »

A CRO to pluck: Docs blame contract research organizations for trial troubles, but there’s more to it

As of Monday, the ClinicalTrials.gov database listed 132,387 pharmaceutical and biologic trials worldwide, not including studies listed in non-US databases. A hefty percentage of those studies are industry-sponsored, for which drugmakers often outsource various functions to one or more contract research organizations — or CROs – to manage everything from individual tasks like data management… Read More »