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THE ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP) 142 West End Ave. Suite 28P, New York, NY 10023 Tel. No: 212-595-8974, Fax No: 212-595-9086 ***PRESS BRIEFING 2/2/04*** Statement by Vera Hassner Sharav, President, AHRP The Alliance for Human Research Protection is convening this press conference because we believe a fair and […]

Statement by Vera Hassner Sharav, President AHRP: 2/2/04 Press Briefing



Testimony Submitted to the  Office of Human Research Protection (OHRP) by Vera Hassner Sharav and  Marie M. Cassidy, Ph.D, D.Sc. April, 2001 AHRP recognizes that to include children in clinical trials for any medication presents a dilemma of truly Solomonic proportions. It is a choice between continuing the practice of […]

Sharav / Cassidy – OHRP Testimony, 4/01




FDA New Drug Safety Website – ADHD A Huge Profit-Engine for amphetamine-like drugs – The Street Sun, 22 May 2005 “After 25 years and 35 studies, there is not a single straightforward experiment comparing typical unmedicated children with an ADHD diagnosis to typical controls.” But science is not what the […]

FDA New Drug Safety Website – ADHD A Huge Profit-Engine ...


Follow the Money / Can the Institute of Medicine Review the FDA? Wed, 6 Apr 2005 A letter to the editor published in Nature Medicine by Dr. Bernard Carroll, a past chairman of the FDA Advisory Committee for Psychotropic Drugs, and past chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Duke […]

Follow the Money / Can the Institute of Medicine Review ...



Worry Spreads Over G.I. Drug Side Effects Sun, 13 Feb 2005 Lariam, an anti-malaria drug developed by the US military. According to the Associated Press report (below) a review by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs found 34 articles in medical journals about patients who took Lariam and became paranoid, psychotic […]

Worry Spreads Over G.I. Drug Side Effects


AHRP Position Statement on Mental Health Screening – FDA Hearing Re: Drug Advertising Wed, 02 Nov 2005 FDA is holding public hearings (Nov 1, 2) Re:  Direct-to-Consumer Promotion of Medical Products at: National Transportation Safety Board Boardroom and Conference Center 429 L’Enfant Plaza, SW., Washington, DC 2 Time: 9:00 –5:00. […]

AHRP Position Statement on Mental Health Screening – FDA Hearing ...




http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4696609 Documents Suggest Merck Tried to Censor Vioxx Critics NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO All Things Considered, June 9, 2005 – Because of intense interest in this report, NPR has decided to present a full transcript. Introduction: At least 38,000 Americans are believed to have died from taking the pain pill Vioxx […]

Documents Suggest Merck Tried to Censor Vioxx Critics – NPR