The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors calls for greater sharing of clinical trial data in an editorial appearing simultaneously in the Annals of Internal Medicine and a number of other medical journals last week.

The editors write that there is "an ethical obligation to responsibly share data generated by interventional clinical trials because participants have put themselves at risk."

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