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Letters to the Editor
Wednesday April 02nd 2014, 2:03 am Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

I am a member of a group here in Pacifica, we call "The Gray Ghosts." [News Source]

Unsafe drugs stay on market too long, study finds
Friday January 31st 2014, 3:52 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

Dangerous drugs often remain on the market in Canada for more than three years before eventually being pulled from drugstore shelves over serious safety risks, new Canadian research shows. [News Source]

Lawyers clashing over NFL concussion deal
Friday January 24th 2014, 3:58 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

One week after a federal judge refused to grant preliminary approval of the NFL concussion settlement, the lead negotiator for the players is engaged in an increasingly bitter campaign to beat back opposition to the $765 million deal. [News Source]

Houston attorney: Not enough money in NFL concussion settlement
Tuesday January 14th 2014, 8:13 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

While the NFL and the lead attorney representing more than 4,500 players that have filed suit against the league said Tuesday they are confident a federal judge eventually will approve a proposed $765 million settlement agreement, a Houston attorney who was involved in a similar multi-district lawsuit said Tuesday the judge’s concerns could jeopardize the agreement. Eugene Egdorf of the Lanier ... [News Source]

Changes needed to ensure access to full results of medical studies
Thursday January 09th 2014, 11:45 am Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

About $240 billion is spent globally on medical studies each year, but only about half of the results end up being made public for use by other researchers and doctors treating patients. [News Source]

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Thursday January 09th 2014, 6:59 am Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

About $240 billion is spent globally on medical studies each year, but only about half of the results end up being made public for use by other researchers and doctors treating patients. [News Source]

Changes needed to ensure access to full results of medical studies: researchers
Wednesday January 08th 2014, 5:15 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

That lack of accessibility not only wastes precious research dollars, but is also potentially harmful to patient care, argues a group of researchers, who are calling for changes to ensure study results are fully reported in medical journals. "Overall, half of health research, nothing from it is made public, not even the basic results or the basic journal paper," said Dr. An-Wen Chan, a scientist ... [News Source]