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Bioethics and Research Protections News December 2006

MMR doctor given legal aid thousands. Brian Deer. The Sunday Times. 2006-12-31.
URL: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-2524335,00.html

Related: Document 1: http://www.times-archive.co.uk/onlinespecials//mmr1.pdf
Document 2: http://www.times-archive.co.uk/onlinespecials//mmr2.pdf
More on MMR by Brian Deer: http://briandeer.com/mmr/lancet-summary.htm

The Spine as Profit Center. Reed Abelson. The New York Times. 2006-12-30.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/30/business/30spine.html (Free registration required.)

NIH researcher is ordered to forfeit Pfizer payments. David Willman. The Los Angeles Times. 2006-12-23
URL: http://www.latimes.com/features/health/medicine/la-na-nih23dec23,1,4459010.story?coll=la-health-medicine (Free registration required.)

The Right to a Trial. Jerome Groopman. The New Yorker. Posted on 2006-12-11. Issue of 2006-12-18.
URL: http://www.newyorker.com/printables/fact/061218fa_fact

FDA: Blood Substitute Test Shouldn't Go on. Andrew Bridges. AP. 2006-12-14.
URL: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20061215/D8M0VF1G0.html

Expert drug trial safety advice. BBC News. 2006-12-09.
URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/6216534.stm

Federal scientist admits he's guilty of conflict of interest. David Willman. The Los Angeles Times. 2006-12-09.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/features/health/medicine/la-na-nih9dec09,0,6980434.story?coll=la-health-medicine (Free registration required.)

'Facing up to my uncertain future.' BBC News. 2006-12-07.
URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/6217728.stm

Researcher pleads guilty to taking fees. Alex Dominguez. AP. 2006-12-08.
URL: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20061208/ap_on_bi_ge/research_ethics_6

Related: NIH Scientist Peason Sunderland Pleads Guilty to Conflict of Interest. U.S. Department of Justice Press Release. 2006-12-08. Available from http://usaomd.blogspot.com/2006_12_03_usaomd_archive.html#116560224213279493

Sound Science. The Scientist. Arthur Warwick. 2006-12-08.
URL: http://www.the-scientist.com/news/display/37417/

Senate confirms von Eschenbach. Ted Agres. The Scientist. 2006-12-07.
URL: http://www.the-scientist.com/news/home/37416/

Researcher charged with conflict. Rita Beamish. AP. 2006-12-05.
URL: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20061204/ap_on_he_me/researcher_charged

Discredited therapist still offers treatments. Leonie Wood. The Age. 2006-12-04.
URL: http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/discredited-therapist-still-offers-treatments/2006/12/03/1165080818743.html

Related: Before the Commission on Medical Discipline of Maryland In the Matter of Hellfried E. Sartori M.D. Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Order. 1984-09-26. Available from http://www.circare.org/pd/sartorimdorder_19840926.pdf

Before the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners in the Matter of the License of Hellfried Erwin Sartori M.D. Board Order. 1987-06-15. Available from http://www.circare.org/pd/sartori_txorder.pdf

Pfizer Ends Studies on Drug for Heart Disease. Alex Berenson. The New York Times. 2006-12-03.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/03/health/03pfizer.html?_r=1&ref=health&oref=slogin (Free registration required.)

Related: (presumably) This is the trial registration for Illuminate, e.g., Investigation of Lipid Level management to Understand its iMpact IN ATherosclerotic Events: A Study Examining Torcetrapib / Atorvastatin And Atorvastatin Effects On Clinical CV Events In Patients With Heart Disease. NCT00134264. Clinicaltrials.gov. Accessed on 2006-12-04 at: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct/show/NCT00134264?order=4

In Interests of Patient Safety, Pfizer Stops All Torcetrapib Clinical Trials; Company Has Notified FDA and is in the Process of Notifying All Clinical Investigators and Other Regulatory Authorities. Pfizer Inc. Press Release. 2006-12-02. Accessed on 2006-12-04 at: http://mediaroom.pfizer.com/index.php?s=press_releases&item=130

Pfizer Begins Production at Torcetrapib / Atorvastatin Manufacturing Facility; Major Milestone for Potential Cardiovascular Medicine. Pfizer Inc. Press Release. 2005-06-22. Accessed on 2006-12-04 at: http://www.pfizer.com/pfizer/are/investors_releases/2005pr/mn_2005_0622.jsp

Funding Continues for Illness Scientists Dismiss. David Brown. The Washington Post. 2006-12-03.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/12/02/AR2006120201291.html (Free registration required.)

Reality check for stem cell optimism. Mary Engel. The Los Angeles. 2006-12-03.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/features/health/medicine/la-me-stemcell3dec03,1,1804391,print.story?coll=la-health-medicine (Free registration required.)

The Future of the FDA. Ted Agres. The Scientist. 2006-12-01
URL: http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/36885/

Drugs may win faster approval. Jonathan D. Rockoff. The Baltimore Sun. 2006-12-01.
URL: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/health/bal-hs.fda01dec01,1,1246519,print.story?coll=bal-health-headlines

Herpes Study Put Pregnant Women at Risk. Andrew Bridges. AP Washington. 2006-12-01.
URL: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20061202/D8LOD1T00.html

Related: Drug-Company Sponsored Research Trial Needlessly Put Indigent Pregnant Women and Their Infants at Risk. Public Citizen Press Release. Accessed on 2006-12-02 at: http://www.citizen.org/pressroom/release.cfm?ID=2327

Caughey AB, Urato AC, Lurie P. Valacyclovir Prophylaxis to Prevent Recurrent Herpes at Delivery: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2006 108: 1550. Accessed on 2006-12-02 at: http://www.citizen.org/publications/release.cfm?ID=7486


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