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 →

Pfizer CEO earned $16 milion – 72% Increase / V-P Tells Congress How to Save $37.8 billion in cost of drugs

Pfizer CEO earned $16 milion-72% Increase / V-P Tells Congress How to Save $37.8 billion in cost of drugs Thu, 10 Mar 2005 In his February 16 testimony before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Dr. Peter Rost, Pfizer . . . Continue reading →

Corporate Culture of Denial Results in Preventable Deaths

Corporate Culture of Denial Results in Preventable Deaths Fri, 7 Jan 2005 Failure to disclose the hazardous effects of Vioxx and Prozac are evidence of a corporate culture that has run amok. Uncovered company documents – some obtained through litigation, others unearthed . . . Continue reading →

FDA Critics Slam Plan for Safety Reform – Nature

FDA Critics Slam Plan for Safety Reform – Nature Thu, 17 Feb 2005 This is smoke and mirrors and musical chairs. Vera Sharav Alliance for Human Research Protection, New York http://www.nature.com/news/2005/050214/full/050214-11.html Published online: 17 February 2005; | doi:10.1038/news050214-11 FDA critics slam plan . . . Continue reading →

FDA Is Flexing Less Muscle where Safety is the Issue – Wash Post

FDA Is Flexing Less Muscle where Safety is the Issue – Wash Post Thu, 18 Nov 2004 The Washington Post examines FDA’s record of surveillance and the evidence is clear: since 1992 when Congress required drug companies to pay users fees to . . . Continue reading →

Daniel Troy Legacy: Public Virtually Defenseless against Unsafe Drugs

Daniel Troy Legacy: Public Virtually Defenseless against Unsafe Drugs Thu, 18 Nov 2004 The Associated Press reports that at a Congressional hearing today, Dr. David Graham a drug safety expert at the FDA told the Senate Finance Committee that the public is . . . 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 Orders Black Box Warnings on Antidepressants labels and Patient Information Guides to Warn about Suicide risk

FDA Orders Black Box Warnings on Antidepressants labels and Patient Information Guides to Warn about Suicide risk Fri, 15 Oct 2004 We have won the first battle in a struggle for full disclose of serious adverse drug effects and disclosure of failed . . . Continue reading →

Ethical and Scientific Objections to FDA’s Proposed Licensure of Anthrax Vaccine

Ethical and Scientific Objections to FDA’s Proposed Licensure of Anthrax Vaccine Fri, 01 Apr 2005 Government agencies are maneuvering to weaken legal protections prohibiting the exposure of human beings to experimental drugs, vaccines and procedures without their voluntary informed consent. Even after . . . Continue reading →