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Tool 'names and shames' hidden drug trials
2018-02-22T09:45:13.042868Z - https://www.facebook.com/bbcnews / Hacker News
Trials Tracker logs which clinical trials have missed deadlines for reporting their results in the US. Dr Ben Goldacre, who devised the website, told the BBC he hoped it would "nudge" institutions into properly disclosing data. DeadlinesSome types of clinical trial involving US citizens must be registered on the clinicaltrials.gov website, following the introduction of the Food and Drug Administration Amendment Act (FDAAA) 2007. EnforcementThe Trials Tracker website automatically takes data from clinicaltrials.gov to find trials that have missed the reporting deadline. Dr Goldacre said he was developing further trial-tracking websites exploring different types of clinical trial.

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