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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) exposed 1,316 premature infants to increased risk of blindness and death as part of a clinical trial - known as the SUPPORT study - without parents of the babies being informed of the risks to their babies.
Nov 20 - Letter to the HHS Secretary Regarding Corruption of the Process for Revising Federal Regulations for the Protection of Human Subjects
Nov 3 - Press Statement: FDA’s Partial Approval of Public Citizen’s Petition for Stronger Warnings on Certain Proton Pump Inhibitor Products Comes Too Late
Oct 29 - Testimony Before the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections Regarding OHRP’s Draft Guidance on Disclosing Risks in Research Evaluating Standards of Care and the SUPPORT Trial
Oct 29 - Public Citizen to Congress: FDA’s Device Tracking Regulations Weaker than First Proposed
Oct 22 - Letter to the Editor Published in Clinical Pharmacokinetics: Hepatotoxicity of Alogliptin
Oct 24 - Press Statement: Government Agency Confirms Parents Were Not Given Adequate Information About the Risks Posed to Their Premature Babies in NIH Trial
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