Alliance for Human Research Protection Fri, 18 Jul 2003 Dear Dr. Campbell and others concerned about ethical research: This is in response to your July 11 comments objecting to AHRP’s criticism of the ethics of two controversial ARDS experiments sponsored by the . . . Continue reading →
Part 2 of 4. The Medical Research Enterprise: a confluence of self-interest groups: government officials, academic researchers. . . . Continue reading →
“In real ethics, there are some things that must never be done. Bioethics is . . . enticed onward by the question, Why not?. . . Continue reading →
Newly obtained documents from the SUPPORT oxygen experiment on tiny premature babies reveal far more extensive medical ethics violations. . . . Continue reading →
The myth of the DSM “Bible” is debunked: “at best, [the DSM is] a dictionary, creating a set of labels and defining each. . . . Continue reading →
“You have to protect the health of the citizens of the country. It is your obligation. Deaths must be arrested and illegal trials must be stopped.” Continue reading →
Physicians at Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have taken a giant step toward stemming the tide of unconscionable pharmaceutical industry price gouging. Sloan-Kettering physicians said NO to Sanofi’s new anti-cancer drug, Zaltrap which the company priced at $11,063 per month. Drs. Peter B. . . . Continue reading →
Besides these cases, 1,833 children from the Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya (the paediatric hospital affiliated with MGM Medical College) and 233 mentally ill patients had been enrolled in clinical trials without any consent, according to documents submitted to the Supreme Court.
The US Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit overturned a summary judgement by a lower court ordering a whistleblower lawsuit filed by Dr. Kenneth Jones against Harvard Medical School, its teaching hospitals, Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospital, and Dr. Marilyn Albert (Principal Investigator) and Dr. Ronald Killiany to proceed to trial.
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An urgent call for a debate about the ethics of data secrecy. Absent the humanitarian raison d’etre for enrolling in a clinical trial, no human being should be put at any–even minimal risk–without adequate compensation as a laborer and the protection of Workmen’s Compensation insurance.
Three new studies–one,, a pharmaco-genetic study, is groundbreaking–confirm that widely prescribed psychotropic drugs that pose serious risks of harm, offer no therapeutic benefit.