Guidant Didn’t Disclose a Flaw in Defibrillator for 3 Years – NYT / FDA Wrong on Crestor Safety

Guidant Didn’t Disclose a Flaw in Defibrillator for 3 Years_NYT / FDA Wrong on Crestor Safety Tue, 24 May 2005 The New York Times reports that the maker a a heart defirillator knew for 3 years about a malfunction and failed to . . . Continue reading →

Infomail Archive, 2005

Infomail 2005 News Stories on Human Research Protection and Commentary by Vera Hassner Sharav Subscribe to the AHRP infomail list Dec 16: Drugs, Devices & Doctors – NYT Paul Krugman Dec 11: Scientific Fraud & Corruption on Both sides of Atlantic: Merck . . . Continue reading →

FDA acknowledges failure to act as defibrillator malfunction increased

FDA acknowledges failure to act as defibrillator malfunction increased: 4,225 failed between 2000–2003 Sat, 17 Sep 2005 The Washington Post reports that the number of failed heart defibrillators is increasing: “William H. Maisel, the Harvard Medical School physician who conducted the FDA . . . Continue reading →

Infomail Archive

Infomail 2005 News Stories on Human Research Protection and Commentary by Vera Hassner Sharav Subscribe to the AHRP infomail list Dec 16: Drugs, Devices & Doctors – NYT Paul Krugman Dec 11: Scientific Fraud & Corruption on Both sides of Atlantic: Merck . . . Continue reading →

Guinea Pig Gang: Meet U.S. Students Who Rent Their Bodies for Cash

A series of news reports may be a rude awakening to the fact that there are hidden, potentially lethal hazards of participating in clinical trials—and those hazards are concealed from the human guinea pigs who are enticed with promise of easy money. Continue reading →