News tagged with conflict of interest

FDA approves generic blood thinner

In a closely watched decision, the Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved an application by German drug-maker Sandoz and Momenta Pharmaceuticals of Cambridge, Mass, to make the first generic version of the widely ...

Jul 26, 2010
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WHO: Pharma interests didn't influence flu verdict

(AP) -- The head of the World Health Organization said Tuesday that her decisions about swine flu were not influenced by advisers' links to pharmaceutical companies, which were pointed out in a critical journal article this ...

Jun 08, 2010
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Are enhanced pharmacy services value for money?

Recent changes to the NHS community pharmacy contract in England and Wales have led to a range of services, like smoking cessation and supervised methadone administration, which were once the reserve of general practitioners ...

May 12, 2010
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Conflicts of Interest Affect Conservation Science

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a perfect world, scientific research is supposed to be completely objective and free of conflicts of interest. But University of South Florida researchers say that politics can overtake facts, with potentially ...

May 06, 2010
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Do pressures to publish increase scientists' bias?

The quality of scientific research may be suffering because academics are being increasingly pressured to produce 'publishable' results, a new study suggests. A large analysis of papers in all disciplines shows that researchers ...

Apr 21, 2010
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Fla. judges, lawyers must 'unfriend' on Facebook

(AP) -- Florida's judges and lawyers should no longer "friend" each other on Facebook, the popular social networking site, according to a ruling from the state's Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee.

Dec 12, 2009
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The 12-step path to white-collar crime

Adelphia Communications, Barings Bank, Enron, HealthSouth, HIH Insurance, Hollinger International, Tyco International, WorldCom/MCI, Xerox... the white collar crime list goes on. But, did the executives at these companies ...

Oct 13, 2009
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