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Calls Grow for Disclosure of Drug Trial Results

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Calls Grow for Disclosure of Drug Trial Results

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Calls Grow for Disclosure of Drug Trial Results

Calls Grow for Disclosure of Drug Trial Results

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Many are demanding that pharmaceutical companies be forced to disclose information that might help doctors and patients make well-informed decisions. At the center of furor is drug maker GlaxoSmithKline, which is being sued for suppressing studies showing its widely used antidepressant drug may not be effective in children and adolescents and might increase their risk of suicide. NPR's Snigdha Prakash reports.