~~~: It is about time ! The drug company –U.S. government axis is proving to be a great danger, with too many pharmaceuticals going to market and into American bodies, before being fully and objectively tested ~~TP
NIH to Ban Deals With Drug Firms
By David Willman, L.A.Times Staff Writer .
WASHINGTON Feb. 1 2005 — Under a far-reaching reform to be announced today, all staff scientists at the National Institutes of Health will be banned from accepting any consulting fees or other income from drug companies, and the employees must also divest industry stock holdings, officials said.