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Norwegian Cancer Expert Faked Patient Data

A cancer expert at the Norwegian Radium Hospital faked the identity of patients for a trial involving the treatment of oral cancer, it has emerged. "The material was fabricated," said Trine Lind, spokeswoman// for the hospital. "We are shocked. This is the worst thing that could happen in a researc...

India Main Source of Counterfeit Medicines Seized in Europe

...f 330 percent, at its external borders. Medicines, cigarettes and other goods that can seriously damage the health of consumers continue to be faked in large quantities. Changes in the routes used by criminals to trade in fake goods, the use of the internet and the transport of small quanti...

Chronically Ill Prisoners Face Great Healthcare Problems

...ually transmitted diseases in front of other inmates. There was also a feeling that some staff took a tough approach to all prisoners because a number faked illnesses to get medication or miss work. A number of prisoners also complained that they were treated according to prison rules, not on the adv...

New Zealand Scientist Warns On Fake Drugs

...ging and serial numbers on the blister packs, has been successfully copied by the counterfeiters." Mildenhall said the main pharmaceutical being faked was an anti-malaria agent called Artesunate. He said the bogus drugs were mainly sold in Asia and Africa, but a wide range of counterfeit drugs was be...

Scientist Convicted As His Claims Were Found To Be Fabricated

...aimed that he had produced stem cell lines from cloned human embryos. But later it was found that the scientist an expert// in cloning techniques have faked his stem cell research. Thereafter he was charged for fraud and embezzlement. He has used the grant given by the government and by the private commit...

Scientist Calls Upon Media To Retract His Work

...submitted the pace-setting research to the magazine, which had held out hope for many. In Seoul earlier Friday, Hwang denied accusations that he faked his stem-cell research - charges made by a colleague and one of the study's co-authors, Roh Sung Il. Hwang and his team at Seoul National Univers...

Stem Cell Pioneer Is A Fraud, Claims Colleague

... Hwang Woo-suk, the South Korean stem cell scientist who took the world by storm by claiming to have cloned a human embryo, faked his reports that were published in the journal Science, his colleague Roh Sung-il has alleged.// Roh says that the stem cell lines used in the resea...
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Great (taste) expectations: Study shows brain anticipates taste, shifts gears

...lls or inert salves taken by unwitting subjects are seen to ease pain or have some other beneficial physiological effect. How the brain processes this faked input and prompts the body to respond is largely a mystery of neuroscience. Now, however, scientists have begun to peel back some of the neurologic...
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NameProtect roots out fake tsunami-related donation sites

...if the site was likely a sham. One technique the companies look for is phishing, the use of fraudulent e-mails that ask people to log into cleverly faked sites and give their personal information. Such scams can be avoided by typing in URLs of legitimate agencies directly, instead of clicking on links i...

Stem-cell controversies slow progress

...hat only two of the 11 supposed stem-cell lines might actually exist. An investigative panel at Seoul National University decided last Thursday he had faked the experiment, according to the Associated Press. Further probes are ongoing. Hwang denies fabrication, says he can still prove his results, and h...
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