Journal editor: Tobacco-funded studies are bad for us

 作者:秋愀遥     |      日期:2019-03-01 06:16:02
By Debora MacKenzie Several journals will no longer publish research supported by the tobacco industry. Ginny Barbour, the chief editor of one PLoS Medicine, one of the journals to refuse tobacco-funded studies, explains why. What made you decide to stop accepting papers reporting research funded by tobacco companies? Last year PLoS Medicine decided to prioritise research about conditions and risk factors that cause the greatest burden of disease. Tobacco is certainly one: it directly kills over 4 million people a year worldwide,