Hemminki E (1980)

Study of information submitted by drug companies to licensing authorities. BMJ 280:833-6.
Using drug research done during the late 1970s, Elina Hemminki, a Finnish health services researcher, showed that studies of new drugs submitted to licensing authorities were less likely to be published subsequently if they had looked for adverse effects.

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