Archive for May, 2014

Proposed Changes to HHS OIG debarment (exclusions) rule

The Affordable Care Act of 2010 (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pub. L. 111–148, 124 Stat. 119 (2010), as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, Pub. L. 111–152,...

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Alien Tort Claims against Corporations

IN RE SOUTH AFRICAN APARTHEID LITIGATION 02 MDL 1499 (SAS) (SDNY) This case arises out of allegations that various corporations aided and\ abetted violations of customary international law committed by the South African apartheid regime.3 The remaining plaintiffs...

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Lancet: Clinical trials and social media

The Lancet Oncology, Volume 15, Issue 6, Page 539, May 2014 doi:10.1016/S1470-2045(14)70206-2Cite or Link Using DOI Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Ltd All rights reserved. #trial: clinical research in the age of social media The Lancet Oncology Research...

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DOD Funding Down for Academic Research

Science 2 May 2014:  Vol. 344 no. 6183 p. 460  DOI: 10.1126/science.344.6183.460 NEWS & ANALYSIS DEFENSE SCIENCE As Pentagon Downsizes, Budgets Shrink for Academic Research David Malakoff “The $150 million reduction in DOD’s core basic science budget “will...

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NEJM Global Health and Law

Global Health and the Law Lawrence O. Gostin, J.D., and Devi Sridhar, Ph.D. N Engl J Med 2014; 370:1732-1740May 1, 2014DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra1314094 Global health law is not an organized legal system, with a unified...

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