Tool name and shame ” hidden drug trials

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Institutions that are not mentioned in the report, the results of its drugs and medical studies, in to a new website.

Studies Tracker logs, the missed clinical tests, the deadlines for reporting their results in the United States.

Some pharmaceutical organisations are accused of, to bury, adverse drug and medical test results.

Dr. Ben Goldacre, who designed the site, told the BBC he hoped it would institutions to “nudge” in the proper disclosure of data.

“For many years, studies, transparency has been neglected,” he said.

“I’m not interested in naming and shaming people to criticize you. This project is carried out in order to nudge the reports of the institutions to prioritize try.

“I think most institutions want to comply with their legal obligations, and their ethical obligations.”Dates

Some types of clinical trial, US citizens must be registered on the website, after the introduction of the Food and Drug Administration Amendment Act (FDAAA) of 2007.

This right does not extend to all types of clinical study, but some – such as the tests of the existing authorised treatments with a US citizen – must be logged in.

Results must be reported within 12 months after completion. Companies that miss the deadline, a monetary penalty of $10,000(£7,000) a day by the FDA.

“No one has ever been punished for violation of these codes,” says Dr Goldacre.

“I think the accountability is a really important way of driving up standards.”Enforcement

The studies Tracker website automatically takes data from you will find studies that have missed the reporting deadline.

It also calculates how much the US government have collected and could result in fines, if the FDA will keep track of each missed deadline.

A team of researchers at the University of Oxford evidence-Based medicine was the DataLab.

The FDA told the BBC it had time to fully study Tracker.

“Often, it is not possible to determine which parties are compliant said solely on the basis of the information in the data set that is publicly posted on” it said in a statement.

“The FDA intends to assess compliance with the requirements on a case-to-case basis.”

Imperial College London was named among the first six institutions on the website for missing a reporting deadline.

He told the BBC that it had investigated what happened, and had updated with the missing results.

Dr Goldacre said he was the development trial-tracking to explore the websites of the different kinds of clinical study.

“Some people might say it’s mean – but he is adequate, reasonable and fair,” he told the BBC.