'Dateline' exposé snares Indian CROs in an ethics 'sting'


When Chris Hansen of "Dateline" shows up at the door, you know some predator is about to get very publicly busted. So when he and his team journeyed to India to expose CROs for preying on the poor and operating without any ethical considerations or concern for people's health, you know that somebody is going to wind up running from a camera. In this case, Hansen nabbed two Indian CROs--Lambda Therapeutic Research and Synchron Research Services--willing to test a copy of Vioxx, the once promising treatment linked to heart attacks and thousands of deaths. Story