Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Like I've been trying to tell everyone forever...

...Reuters reports Funding affects study results:

Studies funded entirely by industry were four times to eight times more likely to be favorable to the financial interests of the sponsors than those paid for by other groups, the researchers found.

Of the 22 studies clearly identified as funded by companies or industry groups, just three, or 13.6 percent, had findings that were unfavorable to the beverage studied.

More than 38 percent of the independently funded studies were negative, the researchers found

Like I always say, know your sources.

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