Who decides if it’s treatment or a medical experiment?

Current worrisome trends U.S. government and academic bioethicists and institutional ethics review boards (IRB) have expunged the explicit honest terminology of the Nuremberg Code: “experiment” has been replaced by the innocuous term “study”; “human subject” is being replaced by “participant”; and the . . . Continue reading →

The 1990s “Decade of the Brain” is being Resuscitated

Hillary’s “Comprehensive Agenda for Mental Health” has just been launched with NIH Funding Once again, the government is embarking on a massive exploratory venture in an effort to control the behavior of its citizens: “During the course of the next decade, scientists . . . Continue reading →

Medical Research Stakeholders Seek to Overturn Informed Consent Protections

Part 2 of 4. The Medical Research Enterprise: a confluence of self-interest groups: government officials, academic researchers. . . . Continue reading →