In 1962, the World Medical Association (WMA) Committee distributes a Draft Code of Ethics on Human Experimentation specifying populations that could not be used as research subjects. These include: children in institutions; all prisoners and persons retained in prisons, penitentiaries, or reformatories, . . . Continue reading →
Part 3 of 4. Though bioethicists self-consciously avoid using the term — because of its inextricable link to Nazi ideology. . . . Continue reading →
BEWARE of the powerful influence of institutional medical research. They have pushed hard to get the federal research. . . . Continue reading →
Newly obtained documents from the SUPPORT oxygen experiment on tiny premature babies reveal far more extensive medical ethics violations. . . . Continue reading →
Extremely low weight premature infants have an approximately 20% mortality rate — if treated with the best current practice. These babies’ lives are at serious risk. . . . Continue reading →
Disclosure of the egregious ethical, methodological and legal violations outlined in the letter of determination by the Federal Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) regarding the so-called SUPPORT oxygen experiment. . . . Continue reading →
4,500 vulnerable premature babies are being sought as guinea pigs in 7 government-funded experiments being conducted by the National Research Network–the same Network that conducted the lethal oxygen experiment. . Continue reading →
Is it progress when US government sponsored medical research moves from deliberately infecting Guatemalan men with syphylis to designing experiments that kill premature babies?
The Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting ongoing poisonous air pollutant inhalation experiments on human beings that defy civilized medical research–many have been conducted at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, others at the University of Rochester (NY), University of Southern California, University of Michigan, and elsewhere.
An insightful, sobering essay, A Long Shadow: Nazi Doctors, Moral Vulnerability and Contemporary Medical Culture by a student at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Continue reading →
Dr. J. Paul Muizelaar, Chairman of the department of neurological surgery, and Dr. Rudolph J. Schrot, injected bacteria into the head wounds of terminally ill patients, calling it "innovative treatment."