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Bioethics and Research Protections News August, 2006

Stem cell treatment warning. Susan Watts. BBC Newsnight. 2006-08-30.
URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/newsnight/5299306.stm

Significant Misrepresentations: Mark Geier, David Geier & the Evolution of the Lupron Protocol (Part Ten) / TAP's Connection. Neurodiversity Weblog. 2006-08-10.
URL: http://neurodiversity.com/weblog/article/111/taps-connection

Report: Doctors' $275M Study Questioned. Kevin Freking. AP / Sun Sentinel. 2006-08-29.
URL: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/nationworld/ats-ap_health10aug29,0,1000647.story

FDA to take a harder look at custom blending of drugs. Diedtra Henderson. The Boston Globe. 2006-08-29.
URL: http://www.boston.com/business/globe/articles/2006/08/29/fda_to_take_a_harder_look_at_custom_blending_of_drugs/

FDA Takes Close Look at Experience Gained from Regulations Allowing Emergency Research With An Exception from Informed Consent Requirements FDA Press Release. 2006-08-29.
URL: http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/NEWS/2006/NEW01439.html

Related:   Docket No. 2006D-0331, OC 2006160. Conduct of Emergency Clinical Research; Public Hearing. Hearing Held October 16, 2006. 2006-08-08. (PrePUB) Available from http://www.fda.gov/OHRMS/DOCKETS/98fr/06d-0331-nhc0001.pdf

Docket No. 2006D-0331. FDA Guidance for Institutional Review Boards, Clinical Investigators, and Sponsors: Exception From Informed Consent Requirement in Emergency Research Draft Guidance. July 2006. Available from http://www.fda.gov/OHRMS/DOCKETS/98fr/06d-0331-gdl0001.pdf

'Hype' accusation blights stem cell breakthrough. Andy Coghlan. New Scientist. 2006-08-29.
URL: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn9873-hype-accusation-blights-stem-cell-breakthrough-.html

How a Vaccine Search Ended in Triumph. Donald G. McNeil Jr. The New York Times. 2006-08-29.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/29/health/29hpv.html?_r=1&oref=slogin&ref=health&pagewanted=print

Choosing a 'God Squad,' When the Mind Has Faded. Baron H. Lerner. The New York Times. 2006-08-29.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/29/health/29essa.html?ref=health

Stem cell 'wonder cures' warning. BBC News. 2006-08-29.
URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/5294434.stm

Stem cell treatment for ill girl. BBC News. 2006-08-28.
URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/southern_counties/5293484.stm

Patients warned over dangers of untested stem-cell wonder cures. David Henderson. The Times. 2006-08-29.
URL: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2332647.html

Related:   No cutting corners in stem-cell research. Colin Blakemore. Letter to the Editor, The Times. 2006-08-29. Available from http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,59-2332298,00.html

Exeter man gets 150 months for posing as doctor. The Providence Journal. 2006-08-25.
URL: http://www.projo.com/digitalbulletin/content/projo-20060825-doctor.348eefa3.html

Research winning war with extremists, says group. Stephen Pincock. The Scientist. 2006-08-24.
URL: http://www.the-scientist.com/news/display/24364/

Insurance Company Yields in Fight With Parents of a Tay-Sachs Child. Anthony Ramirez. The New York Times. 2006-08-24.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/24/nyregion/24disease.html?ref=health&pagewanted=print (Free registration required.)

NIH to Look Again at UCI Study. Christian Berthelsen. The Los Angeles Times. 2006-08-22.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/features/health/medicine/la-me-potkin22aug22,1,3251785.story?coll=la-health-medicine (Free registration required.)

Biobank set for national roll out. BBC News. 2006-08-21.
URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/5270478.stm

A bloody mess. Glen McGee. The Scientist. 2006-08-21.
URL: http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/24076/ (Free registration required.)

A New Wonder Drug? Just Wait. HealthDay. 2006-08-20.
URL: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_37589.html

Special panel to review autistic boy's death. Karen Kane. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 2006-08-18.
URL: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/06230/714435-54.stm

Clinic executive out. Joel Rutchick. The Cleveland Plain Dealer. 2006-08-18.
URL: http://www.cleveland.com/printer/printer.ssf?/base/news/1155890544210120.xml&coll=2

Related:   Ulatowski TA. FDA Warning Letter to Sanjay S. Yadav, M.D. 2005-04-11. Available from http://www.fda.gov/foi/warning_letters/g5275d.pdf

Cleveland Clinic fires Dr Jay Yadav for undisclosed conflicts of interest. Shelley Wood. HeartWire. 2006-08-18. Available from http://www.theheart.org/article/733003.do

Mary S. Harper, 86; Expert on Mental Health, Aging Lamented Role in Tuskegee Syphilis Study. Dennis McLellan. The Los Angeles Times. 2006-08-15.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/features/health/medicine/la-me-harper15aug15,1,3785260.story?coll=la-health-medicine (Free registration required.)

Doctors tell of their race to save drug-trial victims. Sam Lister. The Times. 2006-08-15.
URL: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/newspaper/0,,171-2312922,00.html

Related:   Suntharalingam G, Perry MR, Ward S, Brett SJ, Castello-Cortes A, Brunner MD, Panoskaltsis N. Cytokine Storm in a Phase 1 Trial of the Anti-CD28 Monoclonal Antibody TGN1412. N Engl J Med. 2006 Aug 14; [Epub ahead of print]. Available from http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/abstract/NEJMoa063842. Accessibility verified on 2006-08-16.

Panel Suggests Using Inmates in Drug Trials. Ian Urbina. The New York Times. 2006-08-13.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/08/13/us/13inmates.html?_r=1&ref=health&oref=slogin (Free registration required.)

Significant Misrepresentations: Mark Geier, David Geier & the Evolution of the Lupron Protocol (Part Eight). Neurodiversity Weblog. 2006-08-10.
URL: http://neurodiversity.com/weblog/article/108/bibliographic-mergers-acquisitions

Volunteer blames cancer on drug trial. Katie Fretland. The Monterey Herald. 2006-08-08.
URL: http://www.montereyherald.com/mld/montereyherald/living/health/15223311.htm


Last Updated: 2006-10-01

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