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Vijay Das

Public Citizen: Protecting Health, Safety and Democracy

Snake Oil Alert: U.S. Senate Ready to Roll Out 21st Century Cures Bill

Senate HELP Committee Prepares to Release Its FDA Overhaul Proposal; Beware of Talk of Bipartisanship

The U.S. Senate’s Health Education Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee is expected to release its version of the 21st Century Cures Act soon. If the bill resembles the version approved in July by the U.S. House of Representatives (H.R. 6), the public should be very concerned.

The House measure – touted as an overhaul of the way the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves pharmaceutical products and high-risk medical devices – is being sold as enabling scientific innovation and medical breakthroughs for America. But it actually would undermine efforts to approve safe and effective drugs and medical devices. (READ MORE)

ViJay Das

Show Highlights:

-Vijay explains how this bill carries agendas that will put lives at risk; Patrick brings up a very good point about how some people could benefit, namely those who wish to use alternative medicine and devices

-Another problem with the bill is that a physician or scientist wouldn’t have to disclose speaking fees or other monies from drug companies, etc which could continue corruption

-Drugs and devices are being approved at a record pace by the FDA

-Is a universal health care plan the answer?

and more!!!

the 21st century cure bill is not about getting healthier, october 13, 2015



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'Vijay Das – U.S. Senate Ready to Roll Out 21st Century Cures Bill: Should We Be Concerned? – October 13, 2015' have 4 comments

  1. October 18, 2015 @ 12:03 pm rayross

    Mr. Das talks without breathing, which means that his cells and brain are likely starved for oxygen. A reasonable reaction to being trapped in the capital of an empire in collapse.

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  2. November 29, 2015 @ 3:05 pm Russell Dee

    Mr Das needs to start thinking about the patients who are waiting for medicines. The 21st Century Cures Act is a great way to speed up the process of getting medicines into the marketplace quicker. The patient is waiting.

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