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Allegations of Waste: The 'Seeding' Study

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Science  10 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5899, pp. 213
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5899.213

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Internal company documents suggesting that a 1999 trial of the Merck painkiller Vioxx had more to do marketing than with science have focused new attention on so-called seeding trials aimed at promoting new treatments.