drug trials


Risks: Drugs / Vaccines / Trials / Treatment Evidence of antidepressant harm Oct 14, 2005: Andrew Finkelstein Letter to Dr. Russell Katz, Director, Neuropharmacological Drug Products, FDA about FDA’s Failure to Warn about Neurontin-Suicides Aug 29: FDA Response to Utah Court Must Be Truthful Re: Zoloft / SSRI Suicidal Risks […]

Risks: Drugs / Vaccines / Trials / Treatments


National Institue AIDS Research–Professional Women Describe Sex Harassment – Conduct Unbecoming Mon, 11 Apr 2005 Just when the NIH announced that it was in the clear – citing a report issued (April 6) by a panel of the Institute of Medicine "exonerating" NIH and rejecting the allegations by Dr. Jonathan […]

National Institue AIDS Research–Professional Women Describe Sex Harassment – Conduct ...


Epidemiologist Says Most Published Research Findings Are False – Psychiatrist Addresses Credibility Crisis Sat, 8 Oct 2005 An article published in PLoS Medical (an Open Access Peer Reviewed Medical Journal) by an epidemiologist who holds academic positions on both sides of the Atlantic–at the University of Ioannina (Greece) and Tufts […]

Epidemiologist Says Most Published Research Findings Are False – Psychiatrist ...



HMO physician applauds Spitzer’s focus on information bias / NYT blind spot Sun, 20 Jun 2004 The affirmation by a Kaiser Permanente physician, Dr. Kate Scannell, that NYS Attorney General, Eliot Spitzer, deserves applause for his “bold and courageous” lawsuit, is an encouraging watershed. The suit, she says, “gives me […]

HMO physician applauds Spitzer's focus on information bias / NYT ...





THE IMPACT OF THE FDA MODERNIZATION ACT ON THE RECRUITMENT OF CHILDREN FOR RESEARCH Vera Hassner Sharav Published in ETHICAL HUMAN SCIENCES & SERVICES Summer 2003, vol. 5 pp. 83-108 Abstract This paper argues that contrary to the claims made by the research stakeholders in industry, academia and government, the […]

The Impact of the FDA Modernization Act on the Recruitment ...


Calls for Transparency- Accountability – NYC Foster Children AIDS drug trials – FoxNews/Newsday/India/Rutherford Wed, 27 Apr 2005 The efforts of AHRP to hold the medical research community and government bureaucrats accountable for engaging in unethical research practices that violate codes of ethics, harm and exploit vulnerable populationsā€¹such as children–is gaining […]

Calls for Transparency- Accountability – NYC Foster Children AIDS drug ...


20% Drop in Psych Drugs Prescribed for US Children – WashPost Sat, 8 Oct 2005 The Washington Post reports (below) that prescriptions for antidepressants for children have dropped an unprecedented 20% in the US. A continuing series of substantiated reports and Black Box warnings about an increased risk of suicide, […]

20% Drop in Psych Drugs Prescribed for US Children – ...



Pharma Efforts to Bar Placebo Responders from Trials – WSJ Fri, 25 Jun 2004 A clinical trial report in The Lancet debunks the value of Aricept, a popular drug prescribed for Alzheimer’s patients. The findings of a three-year placebo controlled trial show that: “Although the patients taking the drug did […]

Pharma Efforts to Bar Placebo Responders from Trials – WSJ