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Researchers Could Face More Scrutiny of Outside Income

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Science  12 Dec 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5908, pp. 1622
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5908.1622a

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As controversy escalates about researchers who allegedly broke rules on reporting income from drug companies, U.S. National Institutes of Health officials outlined plans last week to tighten federal conflict-of-interest regulations for NIH grantees within the next 6 to 12 months.