This is a very important article, but with its repeated use of “may” and “could” it seriously understates the case. It’s not “according to critics”; investigations and documents demanded by courts have shown repeatedly that Big Pharma does “fake study results or hide dangerous side effects to get their drug approved or increase sales”, and that this does “lead to unknown risks”.
– “Big Pharma
may does influence clinical trials in a number of ways, including funding the trials, designing the trials and handpicking trial results. These practices could do skew trial results in favor of drug companies and put patients at risk.”