Secrets of the drug trials

Panorama is a BBC TV programme that specialises in investigative journalism. In 2007 they broadcast “Secrets of the drug trials” (see video below), concerning which the BBC said:

“Secret emails reveal that the UK’s biggest drug company distorted trial results of an anti-depressant, covering up a link with suicide in teenagers.

Panorama reveals that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) attempted to show that Seroxat worked for depressed children despite failed clinical trials.

And that GSK-employed ghostwriters influenced ‘independent’ academics …”

You can read more from here.

And you can watch the TV programme here:

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