Archive for April, 2013

FDA has history of hiding scientific misconduct

the Food and Drug Administration left medicines on the market for years after discovering they were approved based on fraudulent studies by Cetero Research, which did testing for drug companies worldwide. Turns out that...

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Developing countries unprepared for research misconduct

In a first attempt to evaluate the extent of dishonest behavior in biomedicine in low- and middle-income countries, researchers analysed the scientific literature for reports of fabrication of results, falsification of experiments and conclusions,...

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Scientific Misconduct: From Darwin And Mendel To Poldermans And Matsubara

Responding to recent episodes of scientific misconduct in cardiovascular research involving once prominent cardiovascular researchers, the editor of the European Heart Journal, Thomas Lüscher, has written an editorial discussing the significance of the new cases and placing them...

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Virginia bar exam ranks as one of the toughest

The numbers don’t lie. Virginia lawyers are right when they claim they face one of the toughest bar exams in the country. In fact, we’re number six, according to a new study. Robert Anderson,...

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Kluge Jr. suit demands Trump return Albemarle land

Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 4:24 am | Updated: 9:27 am, Wed Apr 10, 2013. Associated Press | RICHMOND — A former Virginia socialite’s son who sold the front yard of his family’s mansion to the Donald Trump...

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Cardiff University’s research misconduct

Cardiff University’s dean of medicine has been cleared of research misconduct but the institution has found a former member of his lab guilty of image falsification in four papers. http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/one-cleared-one-guilty-in-cardiff-research-misconduct-case/2003098.article

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Report Outlines HMS Researcher Misconduct

An internal investigation by Harvard Medical School into scientific misconduct by one of its former stem cell researchers used information from the researcher’s colleagues and computer hard drive searches to confirm a breach of...

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Prominent Tri-State Cardiologist Admits Record $19 Million Billing Fraud Scheme, Exposing Patients To Unskilled And Unnecessary Medical Treatment

NEWARK, N.J. – A well-known cardiologist and the founder, CEO, and sole owner of a pair of large medical services companies in New Jersey and New York admitted today to conspiring in a multimillion-dollar...

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Participant In $100 Million Medicare Fraud Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 135 Months In Prison

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that HERAYER BAGHOUMIAN was sentenced today to 135 months in prison for his role in a $100 million massive...

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National Physician Payment Transparency Program: OPEN PAYMENTS

http://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/National-Physician-Payment-Transparency-Program/index.html Creating Public Transparency of Industry-Physician Financial Relationships The Official Website for National Physician Payment Transparency Program: OPEN PAYMENTS (Section 6002 of the Affordable Care Act) Check back often for updated tools and resources,...

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