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ethics review boards (IRB) have expunged the explicit honest terminology of the Nuremberg Code: “experiment” has been replaced by the innocuous term “study”; “human subject” is being replaced by “participant”; and the .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 →

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 →

Another View Academics for Informed Consent

Ruth Macklin

“The OHRP and SUPPORT — Another View” by a group of 45 physicians, ethicists, and scholars in allied fields who have stepped up to the plate to express their support for OHRP’s determination. . . . Continue reading →

EPA Diesel Gas & Pollutant Inhalation Experiments

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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. 

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