UK Patients Used as Drug ‘Guinea Pigs”_Guardian Feb 9 2003 Medical fraud experts in the U.K. estimate that one per cent of all drug trials involve fraud, including failure to get proper consent from patients. An investigation by The Guardian / Observer . . . Continue reading →
Institute of Medicine report called the pattern of higher rates of disease and shorter lives “the U.S. health disadvantage,” and said it was responsible for dragging the country to the bottom in terms of life expectancy over the past 30 years. Continue reading →
Following our March 15 Infomail/ post, "Inside Psychiatry’s Battle to Define Mental Illness," we received an e-mail from Dr. Allen Frances, objecting–in essence retracting his statements in an article in WIRED magazine by Gary Greenverg. Our response to Dr. Frances follows his communication.
Medicine has been derailed from its Hippocratic tradition, science has been utterly corrupted by commercial interests, and doctors are disregarding patients’ interests. Patients are losing ground, no longer do they have a choice about the medical treatments that they get, or finding . . . Continue reading →
An audit by Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of DHHS, confirms what has already been documented: that antipsychotics are widely misprescribed for unapproved uses and taxpayers are saddled with the high cost through Medicaid and Medicare. Continue reading →
"Did you have permission to use Havasupai blood for your research?" At the heart of this case is a conflict of interests between scientists at powerful institutions that stand to profit from DNA research and powerless members of an underclass. Continue reading →
Unlike patients in other fields of medicine, those who are designated mentally ill–or even declared to be "at risk" for mental illness in the future–are at once stigmatized and suffer losss of their autonomy.
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One after another of the recently proclaimed Flu “pandemics” has turned out to be a fraudulent marketing hoax to promote flu vaccines. Continue reading →
Motherhood is NOT a Medical Disorder Stop: Mother’s Act Continue reading →
Psychiatry’s leadership is scrambling and fumbling in its effort to explain why it’s collusion with industry for pay is okay. Continue reading →