Have you ever wondered whether it makes a difference who funds the production of meta-analyses? Could it be that industry-sponsored meta-analyses are more prone to biased conclusions?
This resource is a research article by a team of authors from the Nordic Cochrane who conducted a study to compare the methodological quality and conclusions of industry-supported meta-analyses and those with non-profit or no support. The article is a valuable reading anyone interested in transparency of medical research.
- Discuss the issues of transparency of meta-analyses in relation to their source of funding