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Forbes: Judgment Day for the FDA, Pfizer Wed, 9 Feb 2005 On Feb. 16-18 COX-2 Inhibitor Safety Issues will be the focus of an FDA Advisory Committee and (simultaneously) the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The entire drug industry will be watching with bated breath. Which causal explanation will be offered […]

Forbes: Judgment Day for the FDA, Pfizer


Scientific Fraud & Corruption on Both sides of Atlantic: Merck / Proctor & Gamble Sun, 11 Dec 2005 Two major cases of medical research fraud on each side of the Atlantic involve evidence of fraud and data tampering by pharmaceutical company giants. Both cases provide insight into the way in […]

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TIME inquiry finds top officials at vital gov agencies lack credentials for the job Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2005 The New York Times reports today that the mystery of Lester Crawford’s abrupt resignation as head of the FDA “fueled speculation that he had investments in companies regulated by the FDA." […]

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Charitable Choice: Research Grants–Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – National Journal Tue, 8 Mar 2005 The Washington Post reports that conservatives have crafted a “bioethics agenda” on cloning and stem cell research. Such an agendaq determines what research the government will and will not fund. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A15569-2005Mar7.html Below is an excerpt of […]

Charitable Choice: Research Grants–Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – National Journal


Credibility Crisis:Survey FDA Scientists – Death in NIH-AIDS Trial – Tauzin Moves to PhRMA Thu, 16 Dec 2004 A credibility crisis in medical research is smoldering: like the Enron accounting scandal, the prescription-drug debacle is a matter of systemic corruption, including gross and widespread failure by the regulatory process. Unlike […]

Credibility Crisis: Survey FDA Scientists – Death in NIH-AIDS Trial ...


Forbes: Face of The Year: David Graham Mon, 13 Dec 2004   Forbes magazine has named Dr. David Graham the Face of the Year’ for his “steadfast advocacy of drug safety and his willingness to blow the whistle on his bosses.” Dr. Graham took a courageous stand as a responsible […]

Forbes: Face of The Year: David Graham



FDA to review “missing” drug company documents Fri, 31 Dec 2004 Related Link: Peter Breggin, MD RE: Eli Lilly’s Contentions that the BMJ Prozac Documents were Never Missing and Have No Significance In the final hours of 2004, an investigative reporter for the British Medical Journal obtained long “missing” Eli […]

FDA to review "missing" drug company documents


Just Say No – Forbes Tue, 16 Nov 2004 When Mrs. Nancy Reagan coined the phrase, Just Say No, she was referring to illicit drug pushers. The current Forbes cover story–Just Say No–refers to the prescription drug industry. "In a perverse kind of symbiosis, the cascade of disease and medical […]

Just Say No – Forbes


GSK Sales Reps told NOT to Divulge Paxil Data / Merck Withdraws Vioxx Thu, 30 Sep 2004 The Associated Press reports: “Merck pulled Vioxx after admitting studies showed the drug raised the risk of heart attack. As recently as August, Merck “strongly” disagreed with studies showing the drug increased heart […]

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