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Bioethics and Research Protections News June, 2005

NB: Not all articles remain available on the internet.

Limits Sought on Testing for Pesticides. Michael Janofsky. The New York Times. 2005-06-30.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/30/politics/30enviro.html?pagewanted=print (Requires free registration.)

Related:   Flash Report: New EPA Proposal Encourages Human Pesticide Experiments. United States House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform / Minority Staff Special Investigations Division. 2005-06. Available from http://www.democrats.reform.house.gov/Documents/20050627115138-49907.pdf

Human Pesticide Experiments. United States House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform / Minority Staff Special Investigations Division. United States Senate Office Of Senator Barbara Boxer, Environmental Staff. 2005-06. Available from http://www.democrats.reform.house.gov/Documents/20050617123506-17998.pdf

Protections for test subjects in human research; Proposed rule. Final agency review draft. Environmental Protection Agency. 2005-06-20. Available from http://www.democrats.reform.house.gov/Documents/20050628095141-34398.pdf

EPA Memo: Ethical Screen of Studies with MITC. 2004-01-23. Available from http://www.democrats.reform.house.gov/Documents/20050628122609-17055.pdf

A Choice for the Heart. Barry Meier. The New York Times. 2005-06-23.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/23/business/23device.html?pagewanted=print (Requires free registration.)

Waxman HA. The Lessons of Vioxx – Drug Safety and Sales. N Engl J Med. 2005;352:2576-2578. Available from http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/352/25/2576

Related:   Merck documents show aggressive marketing of Vioxx after studies indicated risk. United States House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform / Minority Office. 2005-05-05. Available from http://democrats.reform.house.gov/story.asp?ID=848

Stem Cells in the Bank — for What, It's Not Yet Known. Alan Zarembo. The Los Angeles Times. 2005-06-19.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-sci-cordblood19jun19,1,1683679,full.story?coll=la-headlines-nation (Requires free registration.)

Paralysis patients take a chance. David J. Lynch. USA Today. 2005-06-19.
URL: http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2005-06-19-paralysis-cover_x.htm

Halt to Pesticide Tests on Humans Is Sought. Marla Cone. The Los Angeles Times. 2005-06-18.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-pesticides18jun18,1,7325269.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true (Requires free registration.)

Calif. lawmakers want stop to human pesticide testing. Mike Lee and Cheryl Clark. The San Diego Union Tribune. 2005-06-17.
URL: http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20050617/news_1n17tests.html

A Cure for Adam? Terri Somers. San Diego Union-Tribune. 2005-06-13.
URL: http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/health/20050613-9999-1n13stems.html

Judge Rejects Patients' Suit to Get Test Drug. Andrew Pollack. The New York Times. 2005-06-08.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/08/business/08amgen.html?pagewanted=print (Requires free registration.)

Medicare Official Fined $20,000. Ceci Connolly. The Washington Post. 2005-06-04.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/03/AR2005060301467.html (Requires free registration.)

Stem-Cell Patient Roasts Lawmaker. Kristen Philipkoski. Wired News. 2005-06-05.
URL: http://www.wired.com/news/medtech/0,1286,67728,00.html

Heart Device Sold Despite Flaw, Data Shows. Barry Meier. The New York Times. 2005-06-02.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/02/business/02guidant.html?pagewanted=print (Requires free registration.)

More doctors consulting for Wall Street, study finds. Luke Timmerman. The Seattle Times. 2005-06-04.
URL: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2002294596_topol01.html

Put details of drug trials in open. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 2005-06-03.
URL: http://www.ajc.com/opinion/content/opinion/0605/03eddrugtrials.html# (Requires free registration.)

Merck would never hide clinical trial data. Peter S. Lim. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 2005-06-03.
URL: http://www.ajc.com/opinion/content/opinion/0605/03edequal.html (Requires free registration.)

FDA's Fast Track for Medications Called 'Broken.' Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar. The Los Angeles Times. 2005-06-01.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/features/health/medicine/la-na-fda1jun01,1,4523494,print.story?coll=la-health-medicine (Requires free registration.)

Related:   Rep Markey's Math, and FDA's. Scott Gottlieb. FDA Insider. 2005-06-01. Available from http://fdainsider.com/?p=15

Baby steps. Darshak Sanghavi. The Boston Globe. 2005-05-29.
URL: http://www.boston.com/news/globe/magazine/articles/2005/05/29/baby_steps?mode=PF


Last Updated: 2006-09-18

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