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Bioethics and Research Protections News April, 2005

NB: Not all articles remain available on the internet.

International experts renew calls for registration of clinical trials. Health Canada Press Release. 2005-04-22.
URL: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/27890.html

Related:   The Ottawa Statement, Part One: Principles for international registration of protocol information and results from human trials of health-related interventions. 2004-10. Courtesy of the British Medical Journal. Available from http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/data/330/7497/956/DC1/1

Further information is available from http://www.ottawagroup.ohri.ca/

Feds find more cause for concern with UW. M. Alexander Otto. The News Tribune. 2005-04-20.
URL: http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/story/4790788p-4410194c.html

Study Questions Heart Failure Drug. Lindsey Tanner. Associated Press. 2005-04-20.
URL: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20050420/D89IRO783.html

Related:   Sackner-Bernstein JD, Kowalski M, Fox M, Aaronson K. Short-term Risk of Death After Treatment With Nesiritide for Decompensated Heart Failure. JAMA. 2005;293:1900-1905. Available from http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/293/15/1900

Tougher CME conflict-of-interest rules take effect. Myrle Croasdale. American Medical News. 2005-04-25.
URL: http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2005/04/25/prsc0425.htm

GE, Eli Lilly Join for Alzheimer's Project. John Christofferson. Associated Press. 2005-04-20.
URL: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20050420/D89IRO9G1.html

Is a Trial for You? January W. Payne. The Washington Post. 2005-04-19.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A64068-2005Apr18.html (Requires free registration.)

My Body on the Line. Meredith F. Small. The Washington Post. 2005-04-19.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A64053-2005Apr18.html (Requires free registration.)

Establishing Proof. David Brown. The Washington Post. 2005-04-19.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A64052-2005Apr18.html (Requires free registration.)

Safety practices at UW criticized. M. Alexander Otto. The News Tribune. 2005-04-19.
URL: http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/story/4787781p-4408085c.html

Related:   Cooper K. OHRP Determination Letter to the University of Washington. 2005-04-01. Available from http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/detrm_letrs/YR05/apr05a.pdf

Vitamin E Fails to Stop Progress of Alzheimer's. Nicolas Bakalar. The New York Times. 2005-04-19.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/19/health/19vita.html? (Requires free registration.)

Pressure Is Building on NIH to Reconsider Conflict Rules. Rick Weiss. The Washington Post. 2005-04-17.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A59523-2005Apr16.html (Requires free registration.)

Wiesel E. Without Conscience. N Engl J Med. 2005;352:1511-1513. Available from http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/352/15/1511

FDA more cautious about drug safety. Susan Baer. The Baltimore Sun. 2005-04-17.
URL: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/health/bal-te.fda17apr17,1,4013773.story

Codey to Seek Ethics Panel on Stem Cells. John Sullivan. The New York Times. 2005-04-15.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/15/nyregion/15stem.html (Requires free registration.)

Alternative medicine doctor has license suspended. Associated Press. 2005-04-15.
URL: http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050415/APN/504150723&cachetime=3&template=dateline

Court cuts damages for nonconsent clinical test. Japan Times Online. 2005-04-14.
URL: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?nn20050414a8.htm

Panel Rejects Wider Sales of Silicone Breast Implants. Gardiner Harris. The New York Times. 2005-04-13.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/13/health/13implant.html (Requires free registration.)

F.D.A. Report Criticizes Oversight of Medical Device Makers. Barry Meiers. The New York Times. 2005-03-01.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/01/health/01device.html? (Requires free registration.)


Last Updated: 2006-07-17

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