Drug Trials

  • Digvijay demands probe into drug trials in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh 05-11-2013 10:15 PM

    Alleging a "huge scandal" over drug trials in government medical colleges in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Tuesday demanded a central government inquiry into the matter, claiming that more than 100 persons have lost their lives. In a letter to Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, Singh,...
  • Digvijaya Singh demands probe into drug trials in government medical colleges 05-11-2013 03:35 PM

    Alleging a "huge scandal" over drug trials in government medical colleges in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday demanded a central government inquiry into the matter, claiming that more than 100 persons have lost their lives. In a letter to Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, Singh,...
  • Digvijay Singh demands CBI probe into MP PMT scam, illegal drug trials 31-07-2013 09:34 PM

    Congress General Secretary DigvijaySingh onWednesdaydemanded a probe by CBI into "illegal" clinicaltrials of drugs in Madhya Pradesh and the "scam" in thePre-Medical Test conducted earlier this year by the stateProfessional Examination Board (MPPEB). "We (Congress) are sure that neither the state police nor theLokayukta would probe the pre-medical test scam...
  • Bhopal: Drug trials conducted on gas victims 07-08-2011 08:05 AM

    Bhopal: Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre has been carrying out clinical trials on gas victims. CNN-IBN has accessed documents that show that at least 80 per cent of the patients on whom trials were conducted, were victims of the gas tragedy. What was suspected and alleged so far is...
  • AP: students made guinea pigs for drug trials 20-07-2011 10:15 AM

    Vishakapatnam: In what could be yet another case of unethical drug trials, two engineering students of Vishakapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh have accused a drug research company of luring them as volunteers on the pretext of an educational project and a payment of Rs 6,000. The duo allege they were...
  • Indore hospital uses children as guinea pigs 15-07-2011 09:12 AM

    Bhopal: Paras Sacklecha, an Independent MLA from Ratlam, has found through an RTI application that the Nehru Hospital in Indore has subjected at least 1883 children to drug trials - a fact that has not been acknowledged till now. Worse, these figures may have been manipulated, so the numbers of...
  • Drug trials, at whose cost?

    Preeti's Space |  Preeti Singh
    Five women hospitalised in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, after "volunteering" for a drug trial. Now that's a story that we know will make headlines...

  • 5 Andhra women hospitalised after clinical trial 18-06-2011 08:40 AM

    Hyderabad: Five women have been hospitalized in Guntur in Andhra Pradesh after they allegedly became guinea pigs for a pharma company trying out a new anti-breast cancer drug. The five women were rushed to a hospital in Guntur after nausea and severe pain in the legs, after taking part in...
  • Bhopal gas victims guinea pigs for drug trials 02-03-2011 09:31 AM

    New Delhi: Bhopal gas victims allege that they are being used as guinea pigs for unethical drug trials without being informed. An RTI has revealed that Bhopal Memorial Hospital has pocketed over Rs 1 crore by allowing pharma companies to conduct clinical trials on disaster victims. Shankar Lal was 33...