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Pharma Blog Watch

June 9, 2006

Problems With Crisis Communication — Can the FDA Improve? (EyeOnFDA.com)
How can crisis communication be improved at the FDA? In a lengthy entry, blogger Mark Senak provides a list of "some very basic and very free advice for [the] agency," citing past problems and potential solutions.

Hand Gel to Fight H5N1 (ThePharmVoice.com)
A new study released by Skinvisible Pharmaceuticals touts a new hand sanitizer as a possible defense against the H5N1 flu virus. In her entry, blogger Gloria Gamat cites and discusses this study.

Natrecor Revisited (Drug Injury Watch)
There have been drug-injury questions raised about Johnson & Johnson's Natrecor for more than two years, writes blogger Tom Lamb in his June 6 entry. Lamb details the current and past issues regarding the heart failure medication.