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Bioethics and Research Protections News October and November 2007

Targeted Genetics restarts trial after woman's death. Angel González. The Seattle Times. 2007-11-26.
URL: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2004035019_targetedgenetics26.html

A Gap in Knowledge About Kids, Medication. Rob Stein. The Washington Post. 2007-11-23.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/11/22/AR2007112201525.html (Requires free registration.)

Cardiologists Question Delay of Data on 2 Drugs. Alex Berenson. The New York Times. 2007-11-21.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/21/business/21drug.htm (Requires free registration.)

Spread of illegal devices causes alarm. Michael J. Berens and Christine Willmsen. The Seattle Times. 2007-11-21.
URL: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2004026747_miracle21m.html

The Vytorin Question. Matthew Herper. Forbes. 2007-11-19.
URL: http://www.forbes.com/healthcare/2007/11/19/zetia-vytorin-schering-merck-biz-health-cx_mh_1119schering.html

Related: Merck/Schering–Plough Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on ENHANCE Trial. Schering–Plough News Release. 2007-11-19. Accessed on 2007-12-25 at: http://www.sch-plough.com/schering_plough/news/release.jsp?releaseID=1079721

Public never warned about dangerous device. Christine Willmsen and Michael J. Berens. The Seattle Times. 2007-11-19.
URL: http://archives.seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/texis.cgi/web/vortex/display?slug=miracle19m2&date=20071119&query=device

PAP—IMI fan sought military study. Michael J. Berens and Christine Willmsen. The Seattle Times. 2007-11-19.
URL: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2004022174_miraclenfam19.html

Miracle Machines: The 21st-century snake oil. The Seattle Times. 2007-11-18.
URL: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/medicaldevices/

Army's Aggressive Surgeon Is Too Aggressive for Some. Alex Berenson. The New York Times. 2007-11-06.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/06/health/06prof.html (Requires free registration.)

Volunteers to be told who got HIV vaccine. Carol M. Ostrom. The Seattle Times. 2007-11-14.
URL: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/health/2004012829_aidsvaccine14m.html

The Secrets Of Pfizer's Toxic Pill. Matthew Herper. Forbes.com. 2007-11-05.
URL: http://www.forbes.com/2007/11/05/pfizer-torcetrapib-failure-technology-cx_mh_1105pfizer_print.html

Participants Left Uninformed in Some Halted Medical Trials. Barry Meier. The New York Times. 2007-10-30.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/30/business/30device.html (Requires free registration.)

Co-PI of MIST Trial Alleges Data Mismanagement, Misinformation. Shelley Wood. HeartWire (via Medscape). 2007-10-29.
URL: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/565008 (Requires free registration.)

Related: MIST: Migraine Intervention with STARflex Technology Trial. Mary Thompson. Medscape. Undated: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/541260 (Requires free registration.)

Bright Scientists, Dim Notions. George Johnson. The New York Times. 2007-10-27.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/28/weekinreview/28johnson.html (Free registration required.)

The Feud. Lawrence K. Altman. The New York Times. 2007-10-27.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/27/health/27docs.html (Requires free registration.)

Gene Therapy Study Is Allowed to Resume. Rick Weiss. The Washington Post. 2007-10-26.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/11/25/AR2007112501229.html (Requires free registration.)

Halted Gene Therapy Study to Resume. Lindsey Tanner. Associated Press. 2007-10-26.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/11/26/AR2007112601747.html

Pill popping: Debunking the power of the placebo effect. Darshak Sanghavi. Slate. 2007-10-23.
URL: http://www.slate.com/toolbar.aspx?action=print&id=2176465

Clinical Trials Parkinson's Disease (episode #402). Second Opinion. PBS Television.
URL: http://www.pbs.org/secondopinion/episodes/clinicaltrialsparkinsonsdisease/index.html

Study: Majority of States Bar HIV Tests. Mike Stobbe. AP. 2007-10-09.
URL: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20071010/D8S61DI00.html

Cha sues over IVF critique. Alison McCook. The Scientist. 2007-10-09.
URL: http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/53691/

BBC Health. Talking to your doctor: Advanced Decision to Refuse Treatment (ADRT). Accessed on 2007-10-09 at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/talking_to_your_doctor/hospital_adrt.shtml

Organ donation a 'Christian duty.' BBC News. 2007-10-08.
URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7034487.stm


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