Tag: "allegations" at medical news
BMJ highlights lack of international cooperation to investigate scientific fraud
...ghlight the problems associated with investigating allegations
of research fraud and to challenge the international scientific community to take action where necessary. In 1992, the BMJ published a paper by Dr Singh on the protective effects of diet on the heart. But doubts were soon raised about this study and...
Survey of academic medical centers' standards for clinical-trial agreements with industry
...of considerable concern in recent months following allegations
that pharmaceutical companies did not disclose study results about the safety risks of Vioxx and other COX-2 inhibitors in a timely fashion. Pharmaceutical companies contract with both academic medical centers and commercial research organizations t...
Unchaperoned examinations risk misconduct allegations
...performing intimate examinations unchaperoned risk allegations
of misconduct, warn researchers in a letter to this week's BMJ. However, a recent study found that nearly half of male general practitioners never and rarely used chaperones when intimately examining women, while another found only 37% of general pra...