Archive for October, 2009
October 19, 2009
The Associated Press reports that after facing criticism regarding industry influence, the drug maker Merck & Co. added a database to its company Web site that lists its fees paid to doctors to speak on behalf of the company’s products.
October 7, 2009
Although the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has identified more than140 contaminated dietary and weight-loss products, the current law allows these types of drugs to be sold without approval from the FDA, according to Bloomberg.
October 5, 2009
The Federal Highway Administration will conduct a study regarding an increase in motorcycle deaths. According to The Detroit News, between 1997 and 2008, there was a 150 percent increase in the number of motorcycle deaths in America.