Sidney Wolfe

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Name: Sidney Wolfe
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

LawyersandSettlements.com Interviews Two Experts Regarding...

The debate over the extent to which testosterone supplements may contribute to heart attack has medical experts weighing in with contradictory opinions on the issue. To understand the opposing views, and the background for recent testosterone lawsuits, ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

An expert’s questions for the Australian Government on the “Scamiflu” saga

“Most experts would agree that the modest benefits of Tamiflu and Relenza, as reported by the review, do not justify the increased adverse risks, let alone the money spent on them…”So says an NHS Choices analysis of an important systematic review published ... [Published Crikey Media - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Honor Roll: Madison Avenue Elementary School, Third nine-week period, 2013-2014

Madison Avenue Elementary SchoolRiverside Local Schools, Painesville TownshipA-TeamThird grade: Andrew Baczek, Samanta Flores, Chase Johnson, Cameron Simpson, Emily White, Max Borris, Isabella Frohnapfel, Hailie Kotrlik, Kyle Sisa, Emma Wittie, Hayley ... [Published News-Herald - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

EU takes up testosterone drug review on cardio worries

The FDA has been reviewing testosterone drugs since January of this year on concerns over their cardiovascular safety. Now, its across-the-pond counterpart is following suit, embarking on its own review following worrisome study data.The European Medicines ... [Published FiercePharma - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Jacksonville pharmacist gets three-year suspension

State regulators have barred a Jacksonville man from working as a pharmacist or pharmacy technician for at least three years but won’t say what he did to deserve the punishment. Documents provided by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional ... [Published State Journal-Register - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Critics knock JAMA study linking testosterone drugs to cardio risks

A study the FDA has cited as a reason to investigate the cardiovascular safety of testosterone drugs has come under heavy fire from critics. Physicians and researchers are calling for the November paper's retraction, citing at least two corrections that ... [Published FiercePharma - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

FDA Reviewers Recommend Against Approval For Novartis Heart Failure Drug

Ahead of an important advisory panel FDA reviewers have recommended against approval of a novel drug for acute heart failure from Novartis . The once highly-promising drug, which  received a ”breakthrough therapy” designation  from the FDA last year, ... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Automatic Prescription Refill Programs Raise Questions

Automatic prescription medicine refill programs offered by pharmacies are designed to be a fast and easy way to get the medicine you need. But you may be signed up for the refills and not even know about it.Norman Eisenberg said he was surprised when ... [Published NBC Chicago - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Endo gets US approval for long-acting testosterone

Drugmaker Endo Pharmaceuticals announced Thursday that it received U.S. approval for its long-acting testosterone injection Aveed, which joins a crowded field of hormone-boosting drugs aimed at aging American men.The Irish drugmaker said the Food and ... [Published Malta Independent Daily - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Should Testosterone Products Contain a Heart Attack Warning on Labels?

The black box warning – the strongest warning that can be required of product manufacturers – alerts consumers that a product has a high risk of causing adverse health conditions, including medical conditions that can be fatal.According to Public Citizen, ... [Published HG.org - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Feb 25 2014 - Updated Feb 26 2014 - 1 reports

Public Citizen Petitions FDA for a Black Box Warning on Testosterone Products

WASHINGTON - February 25 - Public Citizen today called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to immediately add a black box warning about the increased risks of heart attacks and other cardiovascular dangers to the product labels of all testosterone-containing ... [Published PharmaGossip - Feb 25 2014]
First reported Feb 25 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 1 reports

Public Citizen Petitions FDA to Add a Black Box Warning to Low-T Drug Labeling

Public Citizen today called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to immediately add a black box warning about the increased risks of heart attacks and other cardiovascular dangers to the product labels of all testosterone-containing drugs ... [Published Pharma Marketing Blog - Feb 25 2014]

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"in the face of this accumulating evidence, this statement is reckless and is a betrayal of the fda's role as an agency in the u s public health service" Sidney Wolfe, founder of the advocacy group Public Citizen, said in a petition last month
...never got it the government is paying for something that didn't possibly have any benefit to the patient so that is a false claim," Wolfe said. "it's fraud and it could be prosecuted."

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LawyersandSettlements.com Interviews Two Expert... [Published PRWeb - Apr 18 2014]
An expert’s questions for the Australian Govern... [Published Crikey Media - Apr 17 2014]
Honor Roll: Madison Avenue Elementary School, T... [Published News-Herald - Apr 15 2014]
EU takes up testosterone drug review on cardio ... [Published FiercePharma - Apr 11 2014]
Jacksonville pharmacist gets three-year suspension [Published State Journal-Register - Apr 07 2014]
Critics knock JAMA study linking testosterone d... [Published FiercePharma - Mar 28 2014]
FDA Reviewers Recommend Against Approval For No... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 25 2014]
Automatic Prescription Refill Programs Raise Qu... [Published NBC Chicago - Mar 25 2014]
Endo gets US approval for long-acting testosterone [Published Malta Independent Daily - Mar 20 2014]
Should Testosterone Products Contain a Heart At... [Published HG.org - Mar 19 2014]
Physician flew under state’s radar [Published Chicago Tribune - Mar 19 2014]
FDA Should Finalize Rule on Generic Drug Safety... [Published Public Citizen - Mar 13 2014]
Public Citizen Petitions FDA for a Black Box Wa... [Published PharmaGossip - Feb 25 2014]
Public Citizen Petitions FDA to Add a Black Box... [Published Pharma Marketing Blog - Feb 25 2014]
Honor Roll: Madison Avenue Elementary School, s... [Published News-Herald - Jan 30 2014]
Honor Roll: Madison Avenue Elementary School, F... [Published News-Herald - Dec 10 2013]
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Public Citizen Petitions FDA for a Black Box Wa... [Published PharmaGossip - Feb 25 2014]
WASHINGTON - February 25 - Public Citizen today called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to immediately add a black box warning about the increased risks of heart attacks and other cardiovascular dangers to the product labels of all testosterone-containing ...
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Public Citizen today called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to immediately add a black box warning about the increased risks of heart attacks and other cardiovascular dangers to the product labels of all testosterone-containing drugs ...
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