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Bioethics and Research Protections News June, 2006

Drug trial victim's 'hell' months. BBC News. 2006-06-27.
URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/5121824.stm

Charities Tied to Doctors Get Drug Industry Gifts. Reed Abelson. The New York Times. 2006-06-28.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/28/business/28foundation.html?pagewanted=all (Requires free registration.)

Top Democrat Finds F.D.A.'s Efforts Have Plunged. Gardiner Harris. The New York Times. 2006-06-27.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/27/health/policy/27fda.html?ei=5087%0A&en=b840c9d0812be938&ex=1151640000&pagewanted=print (Requires free registration.)

Related:   Prescription for Harm. Committee on Government Reform / Minority Office. 2006-06-26. Available from http://www.democrats.reform.house.gov/story.asp?ID=1074

Significant Misrepresentations: Mark Geier, David Geier & the Evolution of the Lupron Protocol (Part Three) / A Dubious Diagnosis. Neurodiversity Web Blog. 2006-06-25.
URL: http://neurodiversity.com/weblog/article/99/

Fight brews over natural vs. synthetic hormone treatments. Kate Nolan. The Arizona Republic. 2006-06-26.
URL: http://www.azcentral.com/business/articles/0626hormones0626.html

Significant Misrepresentations: Mark Geier, David Geier & the Evolution of the Lupron Protocol (Part Two) / An elusive institute. Neurodiversity Web Blog. 2006-06-20.
URL: http://neurodiversity.com/weblog/article/98/

Related:   Antivaccination warriors vs. research ethics. Respectful Insolence Web Blog. 2006-06-21. Available from http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/2006/06/antivaccination_warriors_vs_re.php

VU to put patient DNA in vast research pool. Claudia Pinto. The Tennessean. 2006-06-20.
URL: http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060620/NEWS07/606200359/1024/NEWS

Serious Harm By Research. Adil E. Shamoo. Project Syndicate. 2006.
URL: http://www.project-syndicate.org/print_commentary/shamoo1/English

Chinese surgeon's claims about cell implants disputed. Gareth Cook. The Boston Globe. 2006-06-19.
URL: http://www.boston.com/news/globe/health_science/articles/2006/06/19/chinese_surgeons_claims_about_cell_implants_disputed?mode=PF

Focus: How a spurious health scare brought an old killer back. Brian Deer. The Sunday Times. 2006-06-18.
URL: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2087-2230936_1,00.html

NIH Official Takes Fifth on Tissue Sharing. Rick Weiss. The Washington Post. 2006-06-15.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/14/AR2006061402153.html (Requires free registration.)

Senator's HHS Trip for Antibiotic Data Yields Only Ire. Marc Kaufman. The Washington Post. 2006-06-15.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/14/AR2006061402091.html (Requires free registration.)

'Serious Misconduct' by NIH Expert Found. Rick Weiss. The Washington Post. 2006-06-14.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/13/AR2006061301528.html (Requires free registration.)

Related:   A Staff Report for the Use of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in Preparation for Its Hearing Human Tissue Samples: NIH Research Policies and Practices. 2006-06-13 and 14. Majority and Minority Committee Staff, House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Available from http://energycommerce.house.gov/108/home/staff%20report.pdf

Senior NIH scientist faulted. Ted Agres. The Scientist. 2006-06-14.
URL: http://www.the-scientist.com/news/display/23643/

NIH Researcher Gave Samples to Pfizer, Pocketed $600,000. David Willman. The Los Angeles Times. 2006-06-14.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/asection/la-na-nih14jun14,1,5276510.story (Requires free registration.)

US scientist accused of selling tissue samples. Diedtra Henderson. The Boston Globe. 2006-06-14.
URL: http://www.boston.com/business/articles/2006/06/14/us_scientist_accused_of_selling_tissue_samples/

Traumas create unwitting test subjects. Robert Davis. USA Today. 2006-06-14.
URL: http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/news/20060614/1a_cover14.art.htm

Guinea Pigs in the ER. Lila Guterman. The Chronicle of Higher Education. 2006-06-16.
URL: http://chronicle.com/free/v52/i41/41a01401.htm

Related:   Artificial-Blood Study Has Critics Seeing Red. Lila Guterman. The Chronicle of Higher Education. 2006-06-16. Available from http://chronicle.com/free/v52/i41/41a01701.htm

MoD scientists will not face charges for human experiments. The Guardian. 2006-06-13.
URL: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/story/0,,1796318,00.html

In the dock: the man who caused the great MMR scare. Jeremy Lawrence. The Independent. 2006-06-12.
URL: http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/health_medical/article799541.ece

A gamble that risks turning a maverick into a martyr. Jeremy Lawrence. The Independent. 2006-06-12.
URL: http://comment.independent.co.uk/commentators/article799548.ece

Inconsistent Information Policies Jeopardize Research, Panel Says. Andrew C. Revkin. The New York Times. 2006-06-08.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/09/science/09research.html (Requires free registration.)

Sanofi-Aventis Suspends Study Enrollment. Theresa Agovino. Associated Press. 2006-06-08.
URL: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20060608/D8I4ASP00.html

Halt Is Urged for Trials of Antibiotic in Children. Gardiner Harris. The New York Times. 2006-06-08.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/08/science/08drug.html?_r=1&oref=slogin&pagewanted=print (Requires free registration.)

Job Well Done:   FDA Licenses New Vaccine for Prevention of Cervical Cancer and Other Diseases in Females Caused by Human Papillomavirus. FDA Press Release. 2006-06-08. Available from http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/NEWS/2006/NEW01385.html

Q&A: Protecting Patient Safety in Drug Trials. Vikki Valentine and Snigdha Prakash. National Public Radio. 2006-06-08.
URL: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5466824

Papers Show Guidant Considered Warning Doctors of Hazards. Barry Meier. The New York Times. 2006-06-07.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/07/business/07device.html?_r=1&oref=slogin&pagewanted=all (Requires free registration.)

Laws hamper study of Nevada mentally impaired, researchers say. Associated Press. Las Vegas Sun. 2006-06-04.
URL: http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/nevada/2006/jun/05/060510909.html

Clinical Trials: Seeking salvation in experimental drugs. Greg Lavine. Salt Lake Tribune. 2006-06-05.
URL: http://www.sltrib.com/portlet/article/html/fragments/print_article.jsp?article=3903347

Clinical Trials: Tough questions when kids are involved. Ronnie Lynn. Salt Lake Tribune. 2006-06-05.
URL: http://www.sltrib.com/portlet/article/html/fragments/print_article.jsp?article=3892753

Clinical Trials: Utahns willing to be 'guinea pigs' for medical studies. Ronnie Lynn and Greg Lavine. Salt Lake Tribune. 2006-06-05.
URL: http://www.sltrib.com/portlet/article/html/fragments/print_article.jsp?article=3892749

Medical Privacy Law Nets No Fines. Rob Stein. The Washington Post. 2006-06-05.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/06/04/AR2006060400672.html (Requires free registration.)

Deadly Quackery. John Moore. Nicoli Nattrass. The New York Times (courtesy of AIDStruth.org). 2006-06-04.
URL: http://www.aidstruth.org/deadly-quackery.php

Drug Trials and Error. Technology Review. Amanda Schaffer. May/June 2006.
URL: http://www.technologyreview.com/printer_friendly_article.aspx?id=16815

The unorthodox practice of chelation. John Larson. NBC Dateline. 2006-06-04.
URL: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/13102473/


Last Updated: 2006-08-14

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