Lilly duloxetine drug trial–19 Quit after a suicide – Philadelphia Inquirer

Lilly duloxetine drug trial–19 Quit after a suicide – Philadelphia Inquirer Fri, 13 Feb 2004 19-year old Teri Johnson’s suicide occurred one week after an FDA advisory committee had urged the FDA to issue warnings about prescribing antidepressant drugs for children under . . . Continue reading →

Spitzer Expands drug Probe: Johnson & Johnson / New FDA analysis Confirms SSRI Risks to Kids – WSJ

Spitzer Expands drug Probe: Johnson & Johnson / New FDA analysis Confirms SSRI Risks to Kids – WSJ Thu, 5 Aug 2004 A front page article in The Wall Street Journal reports that a second FDA analysis of 25 clinical trials of . . . Continue reading →

Credibility Crisis: Survey FDA Scientists – Death in NIH-AIDS Trial – Tauzin Moves to PhRMA

Credibility Crisis:Survey FDA Scientists – Death in NIH-AIDS Trial – Tauzin Moves to PhRMA Thu, 16 Dec 2004 A credibility crisis in medical research is smoldering: like the Enron accounting scandal, the prescription-drug debacle is a matter of systemic corruption, including gross . . . Continue reading →

Hoffman LaRoche Rebuffed Call to Monitor Accutane Users – USA Today

Hoffman LaRoche Rebuffed Call to Monitor Accutane Users – USA Today Tue, 7 Dec 2004 An investigative cover story in USA Today – Drugmaker Rebuffed Call to Monitor Users–affirms the indispensable role of litigation in bringing the facts about adverse drug effects . . . Continue reading →

Yale Complaint

ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION* (AHRP) April 10, 2000 Gary Ellis, Ph.D, Director Michael A. Carome, M.D. Chief Compliance Oversight Branch Division of Human Subject Protections Office of Protection from Research Risks Rockville, MD 20892-7507 Re: High Risk Experiment With Children Who . . . Continue reading →

How Health Care in America Became Big Business–And Bad Medicine – OpEd NYT – Zoloft NYT Ad Fails to Disclose Suicide risk

How Health Care in America Became Big Business–And Bad Medicine – OpEd NYT Zoloft NYT Ad Fails to Disclose Suicide risk Mon, 25 Oct 2004 An Op-Ed in Sunday’ New York Times by Time magazine editors, Donald Barlett and James Steele, is . . . Continue reading →

Article

Letter from David Healy, MD to Peter J. Pitts Executive Summary of suicidal evidence not addressed by FDA In the light of Traci Johnson’s death on February 7th 2004, will FDA obtain Pfizer’s entire folder on the 1982 Hindmarch study in which . . . Continue reading →

UK issues ban on second SSRI antidepressant for children

UK issues ban on second SSRI antidepressant for children Sun, 21 Sep 2003 The UK Observer reports (below) that although antidepressant drugs of the SSRI class have not been approved for children, last year doctors (who are unaware of the severe risks . . . Continue reading →