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Research Protection in the News February 2006

'Critical to Nevada health care? Erin Neff. Las Vegas Journal-Review. 2006-02-28.
URL: http://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/2006/Feb-28-Tue-2006/opinion/6105073.html

Clinical Trial Data Can Trouble Former Participants. E.J. Mundell. Healthday. 2006-02-27.
URL: http://www.healthday.com/view.cfm?id=531227

Calif. Stem Cell Agency Fights for Life. Paul Elias. San Francisco AP. 2006-02-27.
URL: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20060227/D8G17GBO0.html

Medical Editors Fired in Plan B Dispute. The Washington Post. 2006-02-27.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/26/AR2006022601249.html (Requires free registration.)

Drugs giant promises data access. Jo Revill. The Guardian. 2006-02-26.
URL: http://observer.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,,1718179,00.html

Related:   Proctor and Gamble: Who should see its research? Vivienne Parry. You and Yours. BBC Radio 4. 2006-02-23. Available from http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/youandyours/items/01/2006_08_thu.shtml

MI6 pays out over secret LSD mind control tests. Rob Evans. The Guardian. 2006-02-24.
URL: http://www.guardian.co.uk/military/story/0,,1716691,00.html

Disputes Over Medical Research Growing. Lauran Neergaard. Washington AP. 2006-02-22.
URL: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20060222/D8FU3J583.html

Canadian Medical Group Fires Top Editors of Journal. Ian Austen. The New York Times. 2006-02-22.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/22/business/media/22journal.html?_r=1&oref=slogin (Requires free registration.)

Death Tied to Experimental MS Drug Stirs Debate. Denise Gellene. The Los Angeles Times. 2006-02-18.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-fi-drugtrial18feb18,0,1682399,full.story?coll=la-news-science (Requires free registration.)

Device Won Approval Though F.D.A. Staff Objected. Gardiner Harris. The New York Times. 2006-02-17.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/17/politics/17fda.html?_r=1&oref=slogin (Requires free registration.)

Related:   S. Prt. 109-45: Committee Staff Report to the Chairman and Ranking Member. Review of the FDA's Approval Process for the Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy System for Treatment-Resistant Depression. Senate Committee on Finance. 109th Congress. Available from http://finance.senate.gov/press/Gpress/02_2006%20report.pdf. 2006-02.

A Cancer Drug Shows Promise, at a Price That Many Can't Pay. Alex Berenson. The New York Times. 2006-02-15.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/15/business/15drug.html?_r=1&oref=slogin&pagewanted=all (Requires free registration.)

Related   Search for Bevacizumab at Clinicaltrials.gov: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct/screen/AdvancedSearch

South Korean Cloning Scandal Takes Toll on Whistle-Blowers. Barbara Demick. The Los Angeles Times. 2006-02-14.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-whistle14feb14,0,5441027,full.story?coll=la-home-world (Requires free registration.)

SFBC's McMullen Says Miami Unit Clients 'Walked Away' (Update2). Angela Zimm and David Evans. Bloomberg News. 2006-02-13.
URL: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=specialreport_index2&sid=aSL_5lzC9eL4&refer=news

Related:   Senator Charles Grassley. Press Release and Correspondence to Jeffrey McMullen, CEO, SFBC International Inc. Available from http://finance.senate.gov/press/Gpress/2005/prg021306.pdf. 2006-02-13.

MoD reaches deal on nerve gas death. Terri Judd. The Independent. 2006-02-14.
URL: http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/legal/article345293.ece

Co. Puts Stem Cells in Failing Hearts. Laurie Copans. Jerusalem AP. 2006-02-14.
URL: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20060213/D8FOHKUG2.html

Related:   TheraVitae Corporate Web Site: http://www.theravitae.com/. Accessed 2006-02-14. VesCell Web Site: http://www.vescell.com/. Accessed 2006-02-14.

Doctors Use Patients' Own Stem Cells to Build New Blood Vessels. ABC News. 2005-08-05.
URL: http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/Health/story?id=1002059&page=1

Patients' Own Stem Cells Build New Blood Vessels. Press Release. University of Pittsburgh McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Undated.
URL: http://www.mirm.pitt.edu/news/article.asp?qEmpID=110

Placentas taken, but moms were not told. Susan Goldsmith. The Oregonian. 2006-02-10.
URL: http://www.oregonlive.com/search/index.ssf?/base/news/1139707514288820.xml?oregonian?lctop&coll=7&thispage=1

Scientific fraud: Is prosecution the answer? The Scientist. 2006-02-10.
URL: http://www.the-scientist.com/news/display/23105/ (Requires free registration.)

Pitt Critical of Stem Cell Researcher. AP (Pittsburgh), Courtesy of the New York Times. 2006-02-10.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/national/AP-Stem-Cell-Scientist.html?_r=1&oref=slogin (Requires free registration.)

Related:   Summary Investigative Report on Allegations of Possible Scientific Misconduct on the Part of Gerald Schatten Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh Research Integrity Panel. Available from http://newsbureau.upmc.com/PDF/Final%20Public%20Report%202.08.pdf. 2006-02-10.

University of Pittsburgh Research Integrity Panel Finds That Dr. Gerald Schatten Committed No Scientific Misconduct. University of Pittsburgh Press Release. 2006-02-10.
URL: http://newsbureau.upmc.com/Director/SchattenPanelRelease.htm

Grassley Asks SFBC for Documents, Meeting With Ex-Chief Hantman. Angela Zimm, Bloomberg News. 2006-02-10.
URL: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=specialreport_index2&sid=aEzTjSdVpZ1c&refer=news

Coretta Scott King's Four Children Speak of Her Illness, Final Days. Darryl Fears and Hamil R. Harris. The Washington Post. 2006-02-06.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/05/AR2006020501074.html (Requires free registration.)

Life and Death on Fringes of Medicine. Shari Roan. The Los Angeles Times. 2006-02-04.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-medicine5feb05,0,7142470,full.story?coll=la-home-headlines (Requires free registration.)

Inside Mexico's Controversial Alternative Health Clinics. Jill Underwood. Time Magazine. 2006-02-03.
URL: http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1156292,00.html?promoid=rss_top

Late-stage cancer patients flock to Mexico for treatment. Elliot Spagat. The Mercury News. 2006-02-03.
URL: http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/local/states/california/northern_california/13785547.htm

Generic Drugs Hit Backlog At FDA. Mark Kaufman. The Washington Post. 2006-02-03.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/03/AR2006020302598.html?nav=hcmodule (Requires free registration.)

Mexican Clinic Where King Died Is Closed. Michael Muskal. The Los Angeles Times. 2006-02-03.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-020306clinic_lat,0,593662,print.story?coll=la-story-footer (Requires free registration.)

Study: Hospital care fails women. Michele Morgan Bolton. Albany Times–Union. 2006-02-03.
URL: http://www.timesunion.com/AspStories/storyprint.asp?StoryID=446732

Tracking of medical devices taxes FDA. Aaron Blake. Minneapolis Star Tribune. 2006-02-03.
URL: http://www.startribune.com/535/story/222953.html

Clinic Where Coretta King Died Attracts the Desperate. James C. McKinley Jr. The New York Times. 2006-02-03.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/03/international/americas/03mexico.html?pagewanted=print (Requires free registration.)

Alternative-medicine clinics in Baja have history of controversy. Anne Cearley and Penni Crabtree. The San Diego Union–Tribune. 2006-02-01.
URL: http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/mexico/20060201-9999-1n1clinic.html

Holistic health practitioner has criminal record, dubious resume. Alan Judd, M.A.J. McKenna, and Bob Keefe. The Atlanta Journal–Constitution. 2006-02-01.
URL: http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/metro/atlanta/stories/0201kinghospital.html


Last Updated: 2006-05-25

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