Parexel drug trial

Parexel drug trial

'Elephant man' drug victims face cancer threat

THE victims of the catastrophic "elephant man" drug trial have been told by doctors that they face contracting cancer or other serious diseases after being poisoned in bungled medical tests.

Drug trial company files for insolvency

THE manufacturer of a drug that left six people seriously ill in hospital after a trial went wrong filed for insolvency yesterday.

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Safety of medical trial participants must be our first consideration

SHOCK waves are still permeating through the pharmaceutical industry after the terrible events at the clinical trial at Northwick Park hospital in March, where volunteers ended up in intensive care. The drug being tested, TGN1412, was a monoclonal antibody which had showed no adverse effects in previous trials in animals.

£10,000 paid to drugs test men

FOUR men who became seriously ill after taking part in a drug trial have been given unconditional interim payments of £10,000 by insurers.

Lawyer insists drug trial men entitled to big payout

CLAIMS that the six men left fighting for their lives following a drug trial could lose out on compensation were last night denied by a lawyer.

Compensation fear for horror drug trial men

THE six men who suffered multiple organ failure after taking part in a drug trial fear they will not receive adequate compensation.

Drug-trial victim fears his hands and feet may have to be amputated

A MAN who suffered serious effects in a drugs trial that went disastrously wrong says he will lose his fingers and toes.

Shake-up in regulation of human drug trials urged

URGENT changes are needed in the approval processes and regulation of human trials of biological agents, the medical journal the Lancet said yesterday.

Experts 'know why drug test went wrong'

EXPERTS claim to have discovered why the Parexel drugs test on humans went horribly wrong.

Experts claim to know why drug tests went so wrong

EXPERTS claim to have discovered why a drugs test on humans went horribly wrong.

Animal tests failed to protect against drug trial horror

EXPERTS believe they may know why animal tests failed to protect six Londoners from the devastating effects of a drug trial.

Drug test man won't go back to lab for fee

A MAN given a dummy drug as part of a clinical trial which left six others seriously ill today claimed he has to return to the laboratory before he can receive his money for taking part.

Lawyer slams horror drug trial report

A LAWYER for two men left seriously ill after a drugs trial went wrong has slammed a report by a medicine watchdog as "totally inadequate".

Guinea pigs' drug ordeal remains a mystery as no errors found

THE future of clinical trials appeared to be in jeopardy last night after a medicine watchdog said a drug that left six men seriously ill had an "unpredicted" response in humans.

Drug trial disaster volunteer told he may forfeit fee

A FRESH scandal erupted over the disastrous Northwick Park drugs trials yesterday as one volunteer told how he was informed he would lose his £2,000 fee.

One person every day harmed in drug trials

ONE person a day has suffered serious medical harm over the past five years while taking part in clinical trials in the UK, according to figures obtained by Scotland on Sunday.

Drugs trial guinea pig tells of horrific ordeal

ONE of the six men taken seriously ill in a drugs trial said today he was lucky to be alive.

Drug volunteer felt his brain was 'on fire'

A MAN who was left fighting for his life after a disastrous medical trial spoke yesterday about his "terrible nightmare".

Two men in drug test crisis leave hospital

TWO of the six men who became seriously ill after a disastrous drug trial have been allowed home, the hospital treating them said yesterday.

Scientist in disastrous drug test vows to carry on

THE scientist behind the drug that left six men fighting for their lives said he "owed" it to them to continue developing it.

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