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Health research funding: injuries were ignored
  1. J P Nicholl
  1. Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DA, UK;

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    Mayor’s commentary in the BMJ on the UK Clinical Research Collaboration’s analysis of health research funding points to a few discrepancies between the level of research funding in disease areas and the health burden of those diseases.1,2 However, by far the biggest discrepancy was overlooked, probably because …

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    • Competing interests: none.

    • This is an edited version of an article which first appeared in the BMJ, 24 June 2006 (