Posts Tagged ‘clinical trial’

Avandia Debated LIVE

Icon Written by Alex on July 14, 2010 – 8:54 am

The NYT is live blogging the debate on whether to pull the diabetes drug Avandia from the shelves. A federal advisory panel is hearing testimoney about how safe it is, how safe it isn’t, what the problems may be… when did science becaome so much about opinion? When did clinical trials have so much wiggle room? Makes one wonder. But, enough, now to the blogging …

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Using trials to treat the uninsured

Icon Written by Alex on November 30, 2008 – 10:28 am

A story on CBS News on October 26, 2008 about the “Perils of American Health Care” offers insight into what could be a new and disturbing phenomenon regarding clinical trials taking place because of the bad economy. The story by Rita Braver profiles a woman with a young child. After losing her job and her […]

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