Lap-Band Maker Targets Teenagers

LA Times, May 23, 2011. In an article on lap-bands for teens, Dr. Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Research Center for Women & Families, questions the health implications of allowing teens to receive lap-bands.

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Heart-Valve Rings Slip Through FDA Loophole

Chicago Tribune, May 22, 2011. In an article on faulty heart valves, Dr. Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Research Center for Women & Families, questions the financial interests of those proposing risky regulatory changes.

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Medical Device Recalls: Get it Right the First Time

Archives of Internal Medicine, February 14, 2011. Dr. Rita Redberg, Chief Editor of “The Archives of Internal Medicine”, agrees with Dr. Diana Zuckerman, President of the National Research Center for Woman & Families, that the public deserve better protection from unsafe medical devices.

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FDA Seems to Take Light Approach to Allergan and Lap-Band

LA Times, February 22, 2011. Dr. Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Research Center for Women & Families, criticizes the FDA’s recent approval of the lap-band surgery for the less obese; there is not sufficient evidence to ensure the safety of this procedure and the time to ask for better research is before you say yes.

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