Research Funding

Bias is defined as "prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair." I have long held the belief that anything funded by a for-profit company is going to be biased. If a company is funding a study, and the study concludes in adverse findings, publication of those adverse findings would be like an employee publicly bashing his boss and then expecting to keep his job. It's just not going to happen.

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