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Open Letter to FDA Drug Trials re Sound Pharmaceuticals Feb 2018 SPI-1005 clinicaltrials.govNCT02779192

[October 30, 2018: still not recruiting] Feel free to use content of this letter as needed. FDA Drug Trials Email: CDER-OSI-GCPReferrals@fda.hhs.gov Regarding: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02779192 To whom it may concern, Please terminate Sound Pharmaceuticals, Inc. clinicaltrials.govNCT02779192 planning to recruit participants with noise-induced hearing loss with anticipated start date in February 2018. The noise trauma TTS methodology designed …

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Call to Action: Big Pharm 2018 Otoprotective Ebselen SPI-1005 clinicaltrials.gov.NCT02779192

[revised 7/10/18] Ebselen SPI-1005 clinicaltrials.gov.NCT02779192 not yet recruiting. Do you trust Big Pharm to monitor themselves when it comes to developing an “otoprotective” pill against noise-induced hearing loss? Causing vision trauma to study vision health is not ethical. Causing hearing trauma to study hearing health is not ethical. But Sound Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is using noise …

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When do employers have to pay for hearing protection for people exposed to damaging noise at work?

It depends on what country you live in, and sometimes what state or province in the country. For countries with occupational noise regulations, usually employers must have a hearing conservation program if they have any workers at or above a specific exposure trigger. Workers exposed within 5 dB below the exposure trigger can also ask …

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Hidden Hearing Loss? No Effect of Common Recreational Noise Exposure?

[Oct 30, 2018-still not recruiting] This study by Grinn et al. (2017),¬†Hidden Hearing Loss? No Effect of Common Recreational Noise Exposure on Cochlear Nerve Response Amplitude in Humans, concludes that researchers should use noise trauma causing TTS on human subjects to study otoprotective pharmaceutical drugs. This is not only highly unethical, but appears to be …

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