The European CRO (contract research organization) Federation is calling on the EMA (European Medicines Agency) to not allow for the “unrestricted publication of inspection reports” as only “findings that are of relevance to the public should be made publicly...
Making clinical trials more open has pros and cons for CROs and drugmakers according to experts from Amgen, Celgene, AstraZeneca, Icon and Lab Corp who spoke at an industry conference in Spain last week.
EMA tells us it looks forward to continuing close relationship with DG SANCO
Shifting EMA oversight to DG Enterprise and Industry will put patients at greater risk of adverse events according to NGO Health Action International, which suspects EFPIA “had a hand” in planned European Commission reshuffle.
Tamiflu shortens the duration of influenza symptoms by only half a day, does not stop person-to-person spread and increases the risk of nausea say the authors of a new review who want Governments to rethink stockpiling neuraminidase inhibitors.