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Submitted Testimony of Meryl Nass, MD Mount Desert Island Hospital Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 (207) 288-5082 ext. 220 Senate Subcommittee on Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness Hearing: Biodefense: Next Steps Tuesday, February 8, 2005, 10 am SD-430 Dirksen Senate Office Building Thank you for the opportunity to submit this testimony […]

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Bayh-Dole Act: The Law of Unintended Consequences – Fortune Sun, 25 Sep 2005 The author of this Infomail is Dianne N. Irving, M.A., Ph.D. Revisiting the Bayh-Dole Act (1980): Spawned Big Biotech, Now Has Opposite Debilitating Effects Today’s specter of harmful and inordinately priced drugs pressed on legislators and the […]

Bayh-Dole Act: The Law of Unintended Consequences – Fortune


Daniel Troy Legacy: Public Virtually Defenseless against Unsafe Drugs Thu, 18 Nov 2004 The Associated Press reports that at a Congressional hearing today, Dr. David Graham a drug safety expert at the FDA told the Senate Finance Committee that the public is “virtually defenseless” if another medication such as Vioxx […]

Daniel Troy Legacy: Public Virtually Defenseless against Unsafe Drugs




Merck / Johnson & Johnson/ Lilly-Zyprexa: $690 Million settlement / a Flowering of Diabetes Drugs Fri, 10 Jun 2005 A cluster of news reports about three pillars of the pharmaceutical industry– Merck, Eli Lilly, and Johnson & Johnson–leave no doubt that this industry has shown its disregard for the welfare […]

Merck / Johnson & Johnson/ Lilly-Zyprexa: $690 Million settlement / ...


Paxil induced suicides in US quantified_Glaxo Faces criminal action in UK over “suicide” pills_Times Mon, 7 Jun Law enforcement is finally catching up with drug companies who, for years, concealed evidence of a drug-related suicide risk for some children and adults who take an antidepressant. The law requires the companies […]

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Disingenous Remarks from AMA President on Tort Reform – letter BMJ / NYT Test a Lawyer’s Ingenuity Sun, 6 Mar 2005 Responding to an article in the BMJ about President Bush’s bill to restrict class action suits for medical malpractice-http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/330/7490/499-c – the president of the American Medical Association, Dr. John […]

Disingenous Remarks from AMA President on Tort Reform – letter ...


“Black Hole” of medical research–Negative Results Don’t get Published – JAMA, WSJ Sat, 5 Jun 2004 “No one likes bad news. But in science, there is an ethical imperative to publish research, even if the findings aren’t what the researcher had hoped for.” The New York Times, which tends to […]

"Black Hole" of medical research–Negative Results Don't get Published – ...