Key Witness Against Morning Sickness Drug Faces Scientific Fraud Charges

TitleKey Witness Against Morning Sickness Drug Faces Scientific Fraud Charges
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1990
AuthorsSkolnick, A
JournalJAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association
Volume263
Issue11
Pagination1468
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number00987484
Accession Number10549720
KeywordsBENDECTIN , Fraud , MCBRIDE , MEDICINE , MERRELL , Misconduct , MORNING , Physicians , William
AbstractReports on scientific fraud charges and professional misconduct faced by Australian obstetrician William McBride. Relation of charges against him on his effort to show that the antimorning sickness drug Bendectin is teratogenic; Information on his alleged fabrication of data in a published study; Details of his alleged false testimony in U.S. federal courts; Influence of his testimony on lawsuits against Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals Inc., manufacturer of Bendectin.
NotesSkolnick, Andrew; Source Info: 3/16/90, Vol. 263 Issue 11, p1468; Subject Term: PHYSICIANS; Subject Term: FRAUD; Subject Term: MORNING sickness; Subject Term: MISCONDUCT in office; Subject Term: BENDECTIN (Trademark); Company/Entity: MERRELL Dow Pharmaceuticals Inc.; NAICS/Industry Codes: 621111 Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists); People: MCBRIDE, William; Number of Pages: 3p; Document Type: Article
DOI10.1001/jama.1990.03440110020003
Short TitleKey Witness Against Morning Sickness Drug Faces Scientific Fraud Charges
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