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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 […]

GSK Sales Reps told NOT to Divulge Paxil Data / ...





FDA sends contradictory message re: addictive drugs prescribed for children – NIMH admits cognitive therapy as good as SSRIs Fri, 27 May 2005 Two government health care agencies sent conflicting mixed messages about th euse of psychotropic drugs for children: The National Instiute of Mental Health issued an announcement acknowledging […]

FDA sends contradictory message re: addictive drugs for children – ...


FDA Regulators Accused of Trying to Quash Testimony About Cardiac Risks of Painkillers – NYT Sat, 12 Feb 2005 A New York Times front page report announces that President Bush will veto any limits on the Medicare prescription drug giveaway. The administration is adamant about transfering $724 billion in taxpayer […]

FDA Regulators Accused of Trying to Quash Testimony About Cardiac ...



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