July 6, 2018

Hidden Conflicts? Pharma Payments to FDA Advisers After Drug Approvals Spark Ethical Concerns

(Science) – Brilinta fits a pattern of what might be called pay-later conflicts of interest, which have gone largely unnoticed—and entirely unpoliced. In examining compensation records from drug companies to physicians who advised FDA on whether to approve 28 psychopharmacologic, … Read More

July 5, 2018

He Went in for a Heart Transplant. He Suffered Brain Damage. Now His Family Is Suing St. Luke’s.

(ProPublica) – In May, an investigation by ProPublica and the Houston Chronicle revealed that the once-renowned program performed an outsized number of transplants resulting in deaths in recent years and has lost several top physicians. Those issues surfaced after the … Read More

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