Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: fda and drug safety

FDA Approves Failed Alzheimer’s Drug

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The FDA approved Biogen's failed drug aducanumab, overriding the 10-0 recommendation of its own advisory committee. Three panel members resigned in protest.

Stewart Dolin’s Widow Loses $3 Million Verdict for Paxil Suicide on...

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From The American Lawyer: "A federal appeals court has thrown out a $3 million verdict awarded last year to the widow of a former Reed...

Change in Chicago: Playing Go

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The jury was out for days. And when they came back it became clear they were wrestling with the issue of who to blame. This was like playing Go, where it can look like the black counters on the board have white encircled until white puts down one more piece and all of a sudden it wins.

Correction: No “Charges” Against Former FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg

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Our headline on an Around the Web item posted on June 8 stating that the former head of the FDA, Margaret Hamburg, had been "charged"...