StATS: Publication bias (created June 25, 2004).

Eliot Spitzer, New York's state attorney general has filed a lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline for concealing negative trials about an antidepressant that the company manufactures (Paxil).

There has been a lot written about industry biases. I have a bibliography on publication bias which includes quite a few references on how commercial interests can often restrict the publication of negative results.

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