NIH Shuts Down Controversial Alcohol Study

Posted June 15 2018 Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Use Disorder, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Evidence, News, NIAAA, NIH, Public Health

The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) has terminated a controversial study examining whether consuming small amounts of alcohol every day could improve health. An investigation at the NIH concluded that the $100 million trial had been tainted by funding appeals to the alcohol industry, and its credibility compromised by frequent and early interactions between alcohol industry executives, scientists and government officials…

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