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Bioethics and Research Protections News March 2008

Doctor Tonmoy Sharma faces the sack for unethical tests on patients. Rajeev Syal. The Times. 2008-03-29.
URL: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/health/article3642927.ece

Related: Professor in drug study fraud claim. Antony Barnett. The Observer. 2006-05-28: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2006/may/28/highereducation.health

Fish oil pills, exam results and a belated retreat. Ben Goldacre. The Guardian. 2008-03-29.
URL: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/mar/29/5

Doctor in MMR row defends stance at disciplinary hearing. Karen McVeigh. The Guardian. 2008-03-28.
URL: http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2008/mar/28/health.children

MMR scare doctor: Wakefield earned 150 an hour from law firm that planned to sue vaccine's manufacturer. Dan Newling. Daily Mail. 2008-03-28.
URL: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=548331&in_page_id=1770

Doctor who sparked MMR debate defends his claims at GMC hearing. Claire Truscott. The Guardian. 2008-03-27.
URL: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2008/mar/27/healthandwellbeing

The doctor who sparked the MMR vaccination debate. David Batty. The Guardian. 2008-03-27.
URL: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2008/mar/27/health.healthandwellbeing

MMR doctor defends his research. BBC News. 2008-03-27.
URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7314144.stm

MMR: Moment of truth for man behind the scare. Jeremy Laurance. The Independent. 2008-03-27.
URL: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-wellbeing/health-news/mmr-moment-of-truth-for-man-behind-the-scare-801222.html

Patients' Data on Stolen Laptop. Ellen Nakashima and Rick Weiss. The Washington Post. 2008-03-24.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/03/23/AR2008032301753.html (Requires free registration.)

Drug–Test Dummies. Melba Newsome. Men's Health. March 2008.
URL: http://tinyurl.com/25jl6a

Soccer legend's trusted doctor faces inquiry. Michael McKennna. The Australian. 2008-03-27.
URL: http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,23438041-601,00.html

Related: Medical Board of Queensland Public Access Register — Registrant Details Dr. Michael John Tait. Accessed on 2008-03-26 at: http://www.medicalboard.qld.gov.au/publicAccess/Details.asp?Reg_No=870956

Cigarette Company Paid for Lung Cancer Study. Gardiner Harris. The New York Times. 2008-03-26.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/26/health/research/26lung.html (Requires free registration.)

Rethinking Is Urged on a Vaccine for AIDS. Lawrence K. Altman. The New York Times. 2008-03-26.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/26/health/policy/26HIV.html (Requires free registration.)

AIDS Vaccine Testing at Crossroads. David Brown. Washington Post. 2008-03-26.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/03/25/AR2008032503153_pf.html (Requires free registration.)

U.S. agency vows to back AIDS study. Chris Emery. Baltimore Sun. 2008-03-26.
URL: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/health/bal-te.aids26mar26,0,1818891.story

Genetic Testing Gets Personal. Rick Weiss. The Washington Post. 2008-03-25.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/03/24/AR2008032402750_pf.html (Requires free registration.)

A joint strike force makes gains against rampant Medicare fraud in Florida. Bill Frogameni. The Christian Science Monitor. 2008-03-25.
URL: http://www.csmonitor.com/2008/0325/p01s02-usgn.htm

Trial and Error. Ron Winslow and Sarah Rubenstein. The Wall Street Journal. 2008-03-24.
URL: http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB120632582431058683-lMyQjAxMDI4MDI2NDMyMjQ1Wj.html

New Focus of Inquiry Into Bribes: Doctors. Barnaby J. Feder. The New York Times. 2008-03-22.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/22/business/22device.html (Requires free registration.)

Publishers ask NIH to delay open access. Andrea Gawrylewski. The Scientist. 2008-03-21.
URL: http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/54442/

Untested drugs for terminally ill. BBC News. 2008-03-21.
URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7309016.stm

Vaccine Failure Is Setback in AIDS Fight. David Brown. Washington Post. 2008-03-21.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/03/20/AR2008032003398.html

Public Health Risk Seen as Parents Reject Vaccines. Jennifer Steinhauer. New York Times. 2008-03-21.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/21/us/21vaccine.html (Requires free registration.)

Calif Transplant Doctor Ordered to Trial. Linda Deutsch. Los Angeles AP. 2008-03-21.
URL: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080321/D8VHJL900.html

Doctor: China's Stem–Cell Therapy for Kids Is Risky. Morning Edition. National Public Radio. 2008-03-19.
URL: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=88552267

Stem–Cell Therapy in China Draws Foreign Patients. Morning Edition. National Public Radio. 2008-03-18.
URL: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=88123868

Egypt's organ donors: Looking within for wealth. Jeffrey Fishman and Noha El–Hennawy. Los Angeles Times. 2008-03-15.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/features/health/la-fg-organs13mar13,1,375148,full.story (Requires free registration.)

Drug Trial Oversight Needs U.S. Probe, Lawmakers Say (Update 1). Justin Blum. Bloomberg News. 2008-03-11.
URL: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=aO5TBp6FPzuQ


Last Updated: 2008-07-21

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