按月查看: September 2009

A Look Back on the IPPF: Good Memories and Great Friendships

As a member of the IPPF BOD and one of Janet’s longest standing supporters, I wanted to relect on where Janet brought us fromand to. Janet Segall has had many outstanding accomplishments since she started the Foundation in

文章分类 Issue 58 - Fall 2009

What in the heck is this thing called RSS?

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. What it actually is can simplify the lives of the information-starved from the comfort of their home computer, laptop, or mobile phone.

文章分类 Issue 58 - Fall 2009

Awareness: Clinical Trial Rule Is Widely Ignored

Many researchers are ignoring a 2005 requirement that they register proposed clinical trials in a government database as a condition for publishing their results in medical journals. And the journals are publishing the papers anyway, a new study reveals.

文章分类 Around the Globe

Copycat Biopharmaceuticals Would Not Guarantee Savings

There is a lot of money involved. IMS Health reports that global biotech sales grew 12.5 percent in 2007, exceeding $75 billion.

文章分类 Around the Globe

Want to Change Patients’ Behavior? Look to the Internet

Health insurers face ever-changing expectations from their primary customers — employers — and one challenge that has been tough to meet is getting consumer buy-in on wellness and health promotion.

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Document Details Plan to Promote Costly Drug

The pharmaceutical industry has developed thousands of medicines that have saved millions of lives, but it has also used its marketing muscle to successfully peddle expensive pills that are no more effective than older drugs sold at a fraction of

文章分类 Around the Globe

For Profit, Industry Seeks Cancer Drugs

SAN DIEGO — Pfizer’s fortunes in the past were built on cardiovascular drugs, like the cholesterol buster Lipitor and the blood pressure pill Norvasc.

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Disparities: Study Finds Risk in Off-Label Prescribing

Physicians are allowed to use drugs in ways that are not specifically approved by the Food and Drug Administration, a practice called off-label prescribing.

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