Monthly Archives: April 2005


The Power of $4 bill Drug Ads: Doctors Respond with Diagnosis & Prescription – WashPost Thu, 28 Apr 2005 What does $4 billion dollars in drug advertising buy? The Washington Post reports that a University of Washington study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association confirms the insidious […]

The Power of $4 bill Drug Ads: Doctors Respond with ...


Vioxx Fallout: Merck Officials Intervened–NYT / FDA Officials Intervened–Mother Jones Mon, 25 Apr 2005 Mother Jones and The New York Times focus on the Vioxx fall out–a case that encapsulates the corrupt practices in drug research. Merck and FDA officials intervened to conceal the lethal cardiac effect of Vioxx. Mother […]

Vioxx Fallout: Merck Officials Intervened–NYT / FDA Officials Intervened–Mother Jones




THE ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP) www.ahrp.org Proposed Changes to Subpart D Regulations Increase Risks to Children in Non-Therapeutic Research Statement of the AHRP Opposing the SACHRP Children’s Committee Recommendations April 18, 2005 The Alliance for Human Research Protection (AHRP) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the question “What […]

Statement of the AHRP Opposing the SACHRP Children’s Committee Recommendations


The Alliance for Human Research Protection (AHRP) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the question "What is the Best Way to Protect Children?"

Our recommendation - which is backed up by evidence that children have suffered harm in medical research - is to significantly limit the discretion of IRBs to approve greater than minimal risk research without direct benefit for the child-subjects under 46.406.

We recommend staying the course in requiring that any such proposed experiment undergo a transparent open evaluation with ample opportunity for public oversight and comment - as required under the provisions of 46.407.

Statement of the AHRP Opposing the SACHRP Children's Committee Recommendations




Zyprexa – Risperdal – Abilify – Clozari Kill Elderly Tue, 12 Apr 2005 The long-denied, hidden truth about the deadly risks of antipsychotic drugs is about to be disclosed to the public. The New York Times reports that the FDA will now require Black Box warnings about the increased risk […]

Zyprexa – Risperdal – Abilify – Clozari Kill Elderly



Acting EPA Chief Withdraws Controversial Pesticide Experiment – LAT / NYT Sat, 09 Apr 2005 “We are gratified that when this abominable experiment was exposed to the public, the pesticide industry and its EPA advocates had to surrender." Senator Barbara Boxer has expressed her concern “over the larger philosophy behind […]

Acting EPA Chief Withdraws Controversial Pesticide Experiment – LAT / ...



UK Parliament Report Re: Pharma Influence / US RegulatorsComatose as 258 Fatal Suicides Linked to Neurontin Wed, 6 Apr 2005 The Health Committee of the British House of Commons, has just released its report, “The Influence of the Pharmaceutical Industry.” This landmark document is not just of value to UK […]

UK Parliament Report Re: Pharma Influence / US Regulators Comatose ...