Drugs company to publish all research

    A pharmaceutical company accused of suppressing negative studies of
    its antidepressant drugs has agreed to publish all information from
    its clinical trials.

    GlaxoSmithKline also agreed to pay $2.5m in a settlement with New
    York State attorney general Eliot Spitzer. The company had already
    agreed to publish information about its drug Seroxat, following
    allegations that studies suggesting links with suicidal feelings in
    children were suppressed. It will now publish all its drug trial
    data since December 2000 on the internet.

    GlaxoSmithKline insisted the charges were unfounded but said it had
    settled the case to avoid the cost of protracted litigation.

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