GSK Infanrix hexa & sudden death: a review of the safety update reports submitted to EMA

In their peer reviewed commentary in the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, Dr. Jacob Puliyel, Head of Pediatrics, St. Stephen’s Hospital and C Sathyamala, Public Health Physician and Epidemiologist, examine sudden infant deaths following vaccination with GlaxoSmithKline’s hexavalent (6 in 1) “Infanrix hexa” . . . Continue reading →

Accountability Demanded – NYC Foster Children AIDS drug trials

The efforts of AHRP to hold the medical research community and government administrators accountable for unethical exploitation of vulnerable children in medical experiments conducted in violation of federal regulations. Continue reading →

UK Patients Used as Drug ‘Guinea Pigs" Guardian

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 →

Diane Harper, MD

Diane Harper

Professor and chair of the department of Family and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Louisville. From 2009 to 2013 she was a professor at the University of Missouri Kansas City’s department of Biomedical and Health Informatics. From 1996 to 2009 she . . . Continue reading →

Andrew Wakefield, MD

“No name in contemporary English medicine is greeted with such polarized reactions as that of Dr. Andrew Wakefield” *read: L’affaire Wakefield: Shades of Dreyfus & BMJ’s Descent into Tabloid Science Andrew Wakefield, MD, an academic gastroenterologist, trained at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, . . . Continue reading →

A Bad Judicial Decision Undercuts Drug Safety Law

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"I’m as big a fan of the 1st Amendment as anyone, but this decision strikes me as fundamentally flawed.  We’re not talking about a right to express yourself. We’re talking about selling stuff — stuff that could harm or even kill you if used improperly."  David Lazarus, LA Times Continue reading →

Flu Vaccines Are a Waste of Money

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Respected international scientists who examined the evidence, concluded that annual influenza campaigns are likely an utter waste of time and money."  But  officials at the US Centers for Disease Control disregard science and accept commercial propaganda as their guide for setting public health policy.

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Safety Issues: FDA Scientists Collide with FDA Managers

Since 1995 FDA scientists have been at odds against FDA managers who routinely override sientists’ safety concerns to approve dubious prescription drugs.

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