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 / Proctor & Gamble Dec 11: Gov Accountability Project Creates "FactSquad" on Rx…

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Guidant Case May Involve Crime Inquiry Thu, 29 Sep 2005 The New York Times reports that “criminal investigators at the Food and Drug Administration have apparently become involved in the agency’s inquiry into how the Guidant Corporation handled problems with its heart devices, said two people contacted by the investigators." “In 2003, a unit of…

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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 / Proctor & Gamble Dec 11: Gov Accountability Project Creates “FactSquad” on Rx…

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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 study, said the increase is significant and contrasts with a consistent decline in…

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FDA Had Report of Heart Device failures Mon, 12 Sep 2005 A series of irresponsible national policies put corporate interests above public safety undermining the health and lives of American citizens. The world witnessed the consequences of those irresponsible policies: namely, a colossal break down in the nation’s homeland security aparatus which had been rendered…

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