Before 2007, the research community had dogmatically insisted that only embryonic stem cell research would be medically useful, and that adult stem cell research was a waste of resources and effort. The contentious debate was framed as between “enlightened” scientists and religious . . . Continue reading →
America’s children are being victimized by public servants who abuse their authority: children’s physical and emotional health is under stress. The Rutherford Institute reports about a kindergartner who was suspended by Virginia school officials for crying in class. Yesterday, we reported that . . . Continue reading →
"Unless we put medical freedom into The Constitution, the time will come when medicine will organize into an undercover dictatorship." Dr. Benjamin Rush, a signatory to the Declaration of Independence.
You can earn up to $5.00 for participating in a research survey. The research study is looking at the importance of information provided in the consent form for the HPV vaccine, Gardasil. The survey has about 30 questions and takes about . . . Continue reading →
Johnson & Johnson officilas made a business decision to decieve doctors by lying about the diabetes risk: “how much commercial liability would we incur if we sent a similar letter about Risperdal”? Continue reading →
“I’m an investor in Matrixx; I worry whether my stock price is going to go down,” he said. “You can have some psychic come out and say Zicam is going to cause a disease, with no support whatsoever, but if it causes the stock to go down 20 percent, it seems to me that’s material.” Supreme Court Justice Roberts Continue reading →
The FDA granted market exclusivity to KV for an old drug that had been available from special pharmacies that custom-compound treatments not approved by the FDA, for $20 a shot. By granting KV market exclusivity, women could no longer obtain the drug, Makena, at a reasonable price– KV set the price at $1,500 a shot. Continue reading →
A month after a report by a committee appointed by the National Academy of Sciences, at the request of the Justice Department, concluded that the scientific evidence implicating Bruce Ivins to the anthrax letter attacks was not definitive,The Los Angeles Times reports . . . Continue reading →
About 30 women who participated in a clinical trial have been left hundreds of particles of potentially hazardous metal in their breast by a faulty disk made of tungsten and silicone that was used to shield against radiation exposure.
The authoritative expert who chaired the DSM-IV revision has become a formidable critic whose publicly expressed views about psychiatry’s diagnostic assessments and prescribed treatments–mostly chemical interventions–validate the criticism expressed by the Alliance for Human Research Protection for more than a dozen years. Continue reading →
Hidden financial conflicts-of-interest are sneaking into published drug research through the back door–meta-analyses. Continue reading →
"The problem of prescription overdose in the military has its parallel in civilian life. The tragic overdose victims in both spheres represent canaries in the coal mine–only the most obvious victims of what has become our national orgy of over using psychotropic drugs." Allen Frances MD Continue reading →